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ERIC Number: EJ793436
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jun
Pages: 11
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0022-0965
The Developmental Turnpoint of Orthographic Consistency Effects in Speech Recognition
Ventura, Paulo; Kolinsky, Regine; Pattamadilok, Chotiga; Morais, Jose
Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, v100 n2 p135-145 Jun 2008
The influence of orthography on children's online auditory word recognition was studied from the end of Grade 4 to the end of Grade 9 by examining the orthographic consistency effect in auditory lexical decision. Fourth-graders showed evidence of a widespread influence of orthography in their spoken word recognition system; words with rimes that can be spelled in two different ways (inconsistent) produced longer auditory lexical decision times and more errors than did consistent words. A similar consistency effect was also observed on pseudowords. With adult listeners, on exactly the same material, we replicated the usual pattern of an orthographic consistency effect restricted to words in lexical decision. From Grade 6 onward, this adult pattern of orthographic effect on spoken recognition is already observable.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Grade 4; Grade 5; Grade 6; Grade 7; Grade 8; Grade 9; Intermediate Grades
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Language: English
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