Attention and performance XII: the psychology of reading

Max Coltheart* (Editor)

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Originally published in 1987 this volume presented a comprehensive state-of-the-art account of what was known about the psychology of reading at the time. All the fundamental aspects of reading are considered: visual attention, visual feature analysis, visual masking, letter and word recognition, priming effects, eye movements in reading, phonological processing, working memory and reading, parsing, sentence comprehension, and text integration. The subject of reading is approached from a variety of different theoretical perspectives, including cognitive psychology, connectionism, neuropsychology and linguistics. This broad and comprehensive review will still be of value for undergraduate and graduate teaching as well as research workers engaged in experimental or theoretical investigations of any aspect of the psychology of reading.

Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationHove, UK
PublisherLawrence Erlbaum Associates
Number of pages707
ISBN (Electronic)9781315630427, 9781317246985
ISBN (Print)9780863770845, 0863770843, 9780863770838, 9781138641549
Publication statusPublished - 1987
Externally publishedYes
Event12th Attention and Performance Meeting - Berkshire, London, United Kingdom
Duration: 1 Jul 1986 → …

Publication series

NamePsychology library editions: Cognitive science
PublisherLawrence Erlbaum Associates
ISSN (Print)1047-0387

Bibliographical note

First published 1987, eBook version published 2016 (9781315630427), additional physical format printed 2017


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