ERIC Number: EJ239625
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Dec
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Reading Ability and Utilization of Orthographic Structure in Reading.
Massaro, Dominic W.; Taylor, Glen A.
Journal of Educational Psychology, v72 n6 p730-42 Dec 1980
A perceptual-recognition task was used to assess whether utilization of orthographic structure in letter recognition varies with reading ability. Good and poor college readers showed equally large effects of orthographic structure on task accuracy, whereas poor sixth-grade readers did not. (Author/GK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Gates MacGinitie Reading Tests; Nelson Denny Reading Tests; Sequential Tests of Educational Progress