A study into the effectiveness of readability strategies on look-a-like words in first and second language users of English.

Lead Research Organisation: Swansea University
Department Name: School of Arts and Humanities


To investigate how first and second language users of English read look-a-like words, for example, interlingual homographs, minimal pairs, and cognates.
To test the effectiveness of different reading strategy interventions through the measurement of reaction times and error rates in lexical decision tasks.
To develop a model of lexical representation and processing of reading look-a-like words, leading to a real-world application experiment with TALLman lettering in medication.


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Studentship Projects

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ES/P00069X/1 01/10/2017 30/09/2027
2426245 Studentship ES/P00069X/1 01/10/2020 30/09/2024 Atlee Deeming