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10 Cards in this Set

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Eye Movement
Measures attention
What is Reading Ability measured by?
Accuracy, fluency and comprehension
Regular Word
Is said as it is spelt
Irregular Word
Not said the way it is spelt
Evidence for Whorfian Hypothesis
Robertson (2000) - the words available for colours affect memory of focal colours
Spoken v Written Language
1) Written words are separate
2) Less memory load when written
3) No prosodic cues in written language
4) Punctuation marks
Lexical Decision Task
Deciding whether a string of letters forms a word
Naming Task
Saying a printed word as rapidly as possible
The Whorfian Hypothesis
Language influences thinking - we are in a contract to use language to speak, and thus codify it using our minds
Whorfian: Strong/Weak/Weakest