Word-reading (Lectures 7&8) pt. 2

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1. The perceptual span refers to the angular span to which the human eye has sharp enough vision to read text. How far does visual field of human eye span?

  • approx. 360 BABY
  • approx. 120 degrees of arc
  • approx. 90 degrees of arc
  • approx. 150 degrees of arc
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2. What did Forster argue about word recognition?

  • It is IDENTIFIABLE
  • It is AUTONOMOUS
  • It is ME HAVING A BREAKDOWN
  • It is RECOGNISABLE

3. What was the model proposed by Forster in 1976?

  • Serial search model
  • Retrieval model
  • Ain't gonna pass this exam model
  • Spelling model

4. What bests describes the parallel-matching word detector model?

  • Nah this is 2 ard next question pls
  • 'Feature' unit for each word feeds up to 'letter' unit for each word, feeding up to a 'letter' layer. Can flow downwards = transient process (one active at a time)
  • 'Feature' unit for each letter feeds up to 'letter' unit for each letter, feeding up to a 'word' layer. Can flow downwards = transient process (one active at a time)
  • 'Feature' unit for each letter feeds up to 'letter' unit for each letter, feeding up to a 'word' layer. Can flow upwards = transient process (two active at a time)

5. What is the effect of sentence context on word identification?

  • Sentence context = easier with lots of words
  • Word = easier to understand in context of sentence
  • Sentence context = harder with lots of words
  • So u reed summin n u think mm das difficult so u ask siri to google wot it means

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