Word-reading (Lectures 7&8)

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1. What are the limitations to introspective reports?

  • It's like an internal scan, gross and unnecessary
  • Often misleading, don't tell us HOW word identification is done, give no processes
  • Only tell us what part of the brain we use, are too old of a method to use
  • Give too many processes, are misleading, tell us when word identification is done
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2. What are the elements of unconscious account (functional/computational)?

  • Process, organisation of components, mental dictionary, control mechanism
  • Lexical organisation, process, mental dictionary
  • Process, reading ability, control mechanism
  • Meaning understanding, lexical access, function organisation
  • Ask Freud the b*stard

3. How many levels are there to understanding word-reading?

  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 5
  • None, no one can read

4. What are phonemes?

  • Consonant and vowel sounds
  • Phones from da future
  • Vowel sounds
  • Words
  • Consonant sounds

5. Written word form is:

  • De ability to rite
  • Sequence of symbols, made of lines, curves, or strokes
  • Sequence of various letters corresponding to a language


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