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ERIC Number: EJ1110654
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-0671
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Influence of Eye Movements, Auditory Perception, and Phonemic Awareness in the Reading Process
Megino-Elvira, Laura; Martín-Lobo, Pilar; Vergara-Moragues, Esperanza
Journal of Educational Research, v109 n6 p567-573 2016
The authors' aim was to analyze the relationship of eye movements, auditory perception, and phonemic awareness with the reading process. The instruments used were the King-Devick Test (saccade eye movements), the PAF test (auditory perception), the PFC (phonemic awareness), the PROLEC-R (lexical process), the Canals reading speed test, and the ACL-1 (reading comprehension). The sample was composed of 52 first-year primary school pupils. After the correlational analysis, results indicate that all of these factors correlate in reading (lexical process, speed, and word comprehension). Moreover, the nonparametric Mann-Whitney "U" test reveals that children with saccade eye movements and auditory perception problems obtain lower reading levels. In addition, children with lexical problems obtain a lower level of phonemic awareness. Given the importance of these variables, the authors conclude with a proposal of neuropsychological activities to improve reading skills.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Spain
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