Accelerating reading via local priming.

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Summary of "Accelerating reading via local priming."

Visual nonlinguistic local and global priming can change one's state of mind and influence other upcoming tasks. Reading involves both detailed and higher-level global processing. Little is known about the effects of visual non-linguistic priming on lower level processing of words, as well as about the potentially higher-level processing of written information. In two experiments, the effects of global versus local priming on single word reading (Experiment 1) as well as text reading (Experiment 2) were investigated in adults. The results revealed facilitation effects of local priming on single word reading as well as on text reading rate, with no impairment of reading accuracy and comprehension. These novel results are further interpreted within different cognitive and neurological frameworks. In addition, clinical and research implications for the local/global attention and reading domain are discussed.


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Name: Acta psychologica
ISSN: 1873-6297
Pages: 103056


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