Understanding Reading: A Psycholinguistic Analysis of Reading and Learning to Read
This classic text revolutionized reading research and theory when the first edition appeared in 1971 and remains a leader in the field. It illuminates fundamental aspects of the complex human act of reading and on what is involved in learning to read.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Perspective and Outline
Communication and Information
Between Eye and Brain
10 other sections not shown
Other editions - View all
able actual alphabet already alternatives amount analysis answer aspects basic basis beginning bits brain called chapter child comprehension concerned configuration consider context course decisions depends difficult discussion distinctive features distinguish eliminate English example expected experience fact feature lists fixation four function identification important individual instruction involved kind knowledge learning to read least less letters limit long-term memory look matter meaning meaningful memory nonvisual information Notes object occur particular phonics position possible predictions present prior probably problem question reader reason recognize reduce redundancy refer rules sense sentence sequence short-term memory simply single situation skills sound specific speech spelling spoken structure surface teachers theory tion uncertainty understand UNIVERSITY usually visual information word identification written language