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The ability to learn new written words is modulated by language orthographic consistency.

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Summary of "The ability to learn new written words is modulated by language orthographic consistency."

It is well known that a difficulty in forming lexical representations is a strong predictor of reading and spelling difficulties even after controlling for the effects of other cognitive skills. Our study had two main interrelated aims. First, we wanted to examine whether the ability to learn new written words (lexical learning) varies as a function of the orthographic consistency of the language of the learner. Second, we wanted to evaluate the cognitive abilities involved in orthographic lexical learning and whether they differed as a function of language consistency.

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Name: PloS one
ISSN: 1932-6203
Pages: e0228129

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