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Scientific Studies of Reading

2013 Volume 17, Number 6

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Number of articles: 2

  1. Does Training in Syllable Recognition Improve Reading Speed? A Computer-Based Trial with Poor Readers from Second and Third Grade

    Riikka Heikkilä, Mikko Aro, Vesa Närhi, Jari Westerholm & Timo Ahonen

    Repeated reading of infrequent syllables has been shown to increase reading speed at the word level in a transparent orthography. This study confirms these results with a computer-based training... More

    pp. 398-414

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  2. Lexical Quality and Reading Comprehension in Primary School Children

    Tobias Richter, Maj-Britt Isberner, Johannes Naumann & Yvonne Neeb

    In a cross-sectional study, we examined the relationship between the quality of lexical representations and text comprehension skill in German primary school children (Grades 1-4). We measured the ... More

    pp. 415-434

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