- Commonly used words. // Scholastic Scope (Teacher's Edition);11/15/99, Vol. 48 Issue 6, p8
Provides an examination on words that look or sound similar but have different meanings.
- Homophones. // Scholastic News -- Edition 4 (Teacher's Edition);4/22/2002, Vol. 64 Issue 25, p3
Presents an activity on homophones, two or more words that have the same pronunciation but different spellings and different meanings.
- Frequency effects and lexical access: On the interpretation of null pseudohomophone base-word... Borowsky, Ron; Masson, Michael E.J. // Journal of Experimental Psychology. Human Perception & Performan;Feb99, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p270
Focuses on the interpretation of null pseudohomophone base-word frequency effects. Reliable word-frequency effects on word-naming latency; Response latency distributions.
- Teaching vocabulary in a meaningful way. Williams, Mattie Claybrook // Reading Today;Jun/Jul90, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p22
This article suggests vocabulary teaching strategies for teachers. Vocabulary instruction frequently focuses on the recognition of sight words or the study of a controlled vocabulary. But the teaching of vocabulary should go beyond the route learning of word lists in isolation. Contextual...
- Inconsistent Mood Congruent Effects in Lexical Decision Experiments. Piercey, C. Darren; Rioux, Nicole // Journal of Articles in Support of the Null Hypothesis;2007, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p19
During a lexical decision task, the mood congruent effect occurs when a participant responds more quickly and accurately to word items that are congruent with their current mood. The present study investigates the inconsistencies found for mood congruent effects in the lexical decision task...
- Words that sound alike or almost alike. // World Almanac for Kids;1996, p122
Shows some examples of homonyms, words that sound alike but have different spellings and meanings.
- Words that sound alike or almost alike. // World Almanac for Kids;1998, p120
Discusses homophones, words which sound alike. Some examples, including `brake' or `break.'
- A sound subject. Friesen, Helen; Kitchel, JoAnn E. // Jack & Jill;Mar96, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p15
Presents a word puzzle for children wherein one has to identify several homonyms.
- Equal Homophonic Priming With Words and Pseudohomophones. Lukatela, Georgije; Eaton, Tom; Lee, Chang H.; Carello, Claudia; Turvey, M.T. // Journal of Experimental Psychology. Human Perception & Performan;Feb2002, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p3
Describes the equal homophonic priming with words and pseudohomophones. Potential influences of visual and semantic relatedness; Involvement of pseudohomophones on the activation of phoneme; Role of phonology on visual word recognition.