ERIC Number: EJ640599
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Publication Date: 2001
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Overcoming Inefficient Reading Skills.
Walczyk, Jeffrey J.; Marsiglia, Cheryl S.; Bryan, Keli S.; Naquin, Paul J.
Journal of Educational Psychology, v93 n4 p750-57 Dec 2001
Seventy six readers were assessed on levels of verbal efficiency and were recorded thinking aloud while reading text. Protocols were analyzed for evidence of compensation deployment. Analyses revealed that those with less automated reading skills deployed them more often. As expected, verbal efficiency was uncorrelated with literal comprehension but verbal working-memory capacity was positively correlated with inferential comprehension. (Author)
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