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  1. Situation Models and Levels of Coherence

    Toward a Definition of Comprehension

    By Isabelle Tapiero

    The mental representation of what one reads is called a "situation model" or a "mental model." The process of reading causes an interaction of the new knowledge with what is already known. Though a number of theories and models have been proposed to describe this interaction, Tapiero proposes a new...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Single-Word Reading

    Behavioral and Biological Perspectives

    Edited by Elena L. Grigorenko, Adam J. Naples

    Series: New Directions in Communication Disorders Research

    As the first title in the new series, New Directions in Communication Disorders Research: Integrative Approaches, this volume discusses a unique phenomenon in cognitive science, single-word reading, which is an essential element in successful reading competence. Single-word reading is an...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Entranced by Story

    Brain, Tale and Teller, from Infancy to Old Age

    By Hugh Crago

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    We live in a world of stories; yet few of us pause to ask what stories actually are, why we consume them so avidly, and what they do for story makers and their audiences. This book focuses on the experiences that good stories generate: feelings of purposeful involvement, elevation, temporary loss...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Understanding Individual Differences in Language Development Across the School Years

    Edited by J. Bruce Tomblin, Marilyn A. Nippold

    Series: Language and Speech Disorders

    This volume presents the findings of a large-scale study of individual differences in spoken (and heard) language development during the school years. The goal of the study was to investigate the degree to which language abilities at school entry were stable over time and influential in the child’s...

    Published March 20th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Reading Acquisition and Developmental Dyslexia

    By Liliane Sprenger-Charolles, Pascale Colé, Willy Serniclaes

    Series: Essays in Developmental Psychology

    Most studies on reading have been conducted with English-speaking subjects. It is crucial to also examine studies conducted in different languages, in order to highlight which aspects of reading acquisition and dyslexia appear to be language-specific, and which are universal. Reading Acquisition...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Psychology Press

  6. Sentence Processing

    Edited by Roger P. G. van Gompel

    Series: Current Issues in the Psychology of Language

    What are the psychological processes involved in comprehending sentences? How do we process the structure of sentences and how do we understand their meaning? Do children, bilinguals and people with language impairments process sentences in the same way as healthy monolingual adults? These are just...

    Published June 30th 2013 by Psychology Press

  7. Computational Approaches to Reading and Scene Perception

    Edited by John M. Henderson

    Series: Special Issues of Visual Cognition

    What we see and understand about the visual world is tightly tied to where we direct our eyes. High-resolution visual information is acquired from only a very limited region of the scene surrounding the fixation point, with the quality of visual input falling off precipitously from central vision...

    Published November 18th 2012 by Psychology Press

  8. Dyslexia, Reading and the Brain

    A Sourcebook of Psychological and Biological Research

    By Alan Beaton

    Despite the wealth of literature available on the subject of dyslexia, there is little that explores the subject beyond a single theoretical framework. The need for a comprehensive review of the literature by both researchers and practitioners from different fields and theoretical backgrounds is...

    Published November 14th 2012 by Psychology Press

  9. Reading and Dyslexia in Different Orthographies

    Edited by Nicola Brunswick, Sine McDougall, Paul de Mornay Davies

    This book provides a unique and accessible account of current research on reading and dyslexia in different orthographies. While most research has been conducted in English, this text presents cross-language comparisons to provide insights into universal aspects of reading development and...

    Published November 14th 2012 by Psychology Press

  10. Semantic Priming

    Perspectives from Memory and Word Recognition

    By Timothy P. McNamara

    Series: Essays in Cognitive Psychology

    Semantic priming has been a focus of research in the cognitive sciences for more than thirty years and is commonly used as a tool for investigating other aspects of perception and cognition, such as word recognition, language comprehension, and knowledge representations. Semantic Priming:...

    Published August 15th 2012 by Psychology Press