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Skilled Readers Recognize Words By Shape

Skilled Readers Recognize Words By Shape


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Skilled Readers Recognize Words By Shape

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on Tuesday November 15, @03:49PM

from the it-looks-the-way-it-sounds dept.

hessian writes "Skilled readers can recognize words at lightning fast speed when they read because the word has been placed in a visual dictionary of sorts, say Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) neuroscientists. The visual dictionary idea rebuts the theory that our brain 'sounds out' words each time we see them."

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