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Symbol-string sensitivity and adult performance in lexical decision

Pammer, Kristen; Lavis, Ruth; Cooper, Charity; Hansen, Peter C; Cornelissen, Piers


In this study of adult readers, we used a symbol-string task to assess participants' sensitivity to the position of briefly presented, non-alphabetic but letter-like symbols. We found that sensitivity in this task explained a significant proportion of sample variance in visual lexical decision. Based on a number of controls, we show that this relationship cannot be explained by other factors including: chronological age, intelligence, speed of processing and/or concentration, short term memory...[Show more]

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Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
Source: Brain and Language
DOI: 10.1016/j.bandl.2005.01.004


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