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Title:Phonological and Semantic Processing of Chinese Characters
Author(s):Lee, Kenton
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Christianson, Kiel
Department / Program:Educational Psychology
Discipline:Educational Psychology
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject(s):Language, Linguistics
Abstract:The results of the priming experiments demonstrated the important of controlling for a number of factors, including the semantic indices and phonological variables, and the relevance of these factors that had not been previously considered or adequately controlled for in previous reaction time studies. These studies also indicate the complexity of Chinese character recognition, with various factors being operative simultaneously, and these studies served as an informative means of exploring such complexities at a newer level of detail. Implications are discussed regarding various models of visual word recognition and the stage theory of literacy development.
Issue Date:2009
Description:293 p.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009.
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI3363014
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-25
Date Deposited:2009

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