Deeming, Atlee

Start date:
October 2020
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Research Supervisor:
Dr Vivienne Rogers
Supervising school:
Language Research Centre,
Primary funding source:
ESRC Studentship

A study into the effectiveness of readability strategies on look-a-like words in first and second language users of English

To investigate how first and second language users of English read look-a-like words, for example, interlingual homographs, minimal pairs, and cognates.  To test the effectiveness of different reading strategy interventions through the measurement of reaction times and error rates in lexical decision tasks. To develop a model of lexical representation and processing of reading look-a-like words, leading to a real-world application experiment with TALLman lettering in medication.