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

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1. Who, and how was the 'word identification span' explained?

  • Rayner et al.: 7 letters to right of fixation - 3 letters to left for alphabetic scripts
  • Kelidi et al.: no one cares
  • Matthews et al.: 3 letters to right of fixation - 7 to right for alphabetic scripts
  • Lincoln: 4 letters to each side of fixation
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2. What two things have big effects on word recognition?

  • Stephen Monsell BECAUSE HE MAKES NO SENSE
  • Frequency & context
  • Shape & size
  • Reading & listening

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

  • '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)
  • 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 upwards = transient process (two active at a time)

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

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

5. What effects can be observed in lab experiments?

  • Frequency, sentence context, word superiority
  • People tryna be smart #WindYourNeckIn
  • Sentence context, lexical decisions
  • Word identification, presentation issues, bias

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