Phonology: An early and integral role in identifying words

Laura K. Halderman, Jane Ashby, Charles A. Perfetti

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Huey (1908), in his classic volume on the science and teaching of reading, reported clear evidence that the sounds of spoken language are part of reading: '… Of nearly thirty adults who were thus tested, the large majority found inner speech in some form to be a part of their ordinary reading. Purely visual reading was not established by any of the readers,. ..' (p. 119).

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationVisual Word Recognition Volume 1
Subtitle of host publicationModels and Methods, Orthography and Phonology
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages22
ISBN (Electronic)9781136260506
ISBN (Print)9781848720589
StatePublished - Jan 1 2012


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