New Methods in Reading Comprehension Research

1st Edition

David E. Kieras, Marcel A. Just

Published March 28, 2018
Reference - 398 Pages
ISBN 9781138585256 - CAT# K377072
Series: Routledge Revivals

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Published in 1984, this volume presents methodologies for studying the ongoing psychological processes that occur as a person reads a text, as well as discussing the major findings that these methodologies have produced, to provide a handbook of reading comprehension research techniques.

Focusing on the comprehension processes that occur when a person is reading, rather than the representation that remains after the text has been read, the methodologies use measures such as reading times that reflect ongoing processes, rather than relying exclusively on conventional measures of memory performance such as recall. These methods make use of computer technology for rapid and flexible stimulus representation and data acquisition.

This book will allow researchers and students to select appropriate methodologies to investigate a range of fascinating questions about reading comprehension.

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