Reconsidering the role of orthographic redundancy in visual word recognition

Fabienne Chetail
2015 Frontiers in Psychology  
Frontiers website link: www.frontiersin.org Citation: Chetail F(2015) Reconsidering the role of orthographic redundancy in visual word recognition. Front. Psychol. 6:645. Abstract Humans are known to continuously extract regularities from the flow of stimulation. This occurs in many facets of behaviour, including reading. In spite of the ubiquitous evidence that readers become sensitive to orthographic regularities after very little exposure to print, the role of orthographic regularities
more » ... es at best a peripheral status in current theories of orthographic processing. In the present article, after the presentation of previous evidence on orthographic redundancy, the hypothesis that orthographic regularities may play a prominent role in word perception is developed.
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00645 pmid:26042074 pmcid:PMC4435237 fatcat:q72nu2tizzafvfxlp2qjiis3qi