Comparison of Word Recognition Speed and Strategies of Less Skilled and More Highly Skilled Readers

Samuels, S. Jay
October 1976
Journal of Learning Disabilities;Oct1976, Vol. 9 Issue 8
Academic Journal
Compares word recognition speed and strategies of less skilled and more highly skilled readers. Ability of the subjects to use context and minimal visual information to recognize a word; Ability of the subject to identify letters contained in the target in the absence of complete word recognition; Awareness of the subjects that a false recognition may have been made.


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