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The Science of Reading. A Handbook. Wiley Blackwell Handbooks of Developmental Psychology

  • ID: 2248789
  • Book
  • May 2005
  • Region: Global
  • 680 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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The Science of Reading brings together state–of–the–art reviews of reading research from leading names in the field, to create a multidisciplinary overview of contemporary knowledge about reading and related skills.

The volume is divided into seven sections:

  • Word Recognition Processes in Reading
  • Learning to Read and Spell
  • Reading Comprehension provides
  • Reading in Different Languages
  • Disorders of Reading and Spelling
  • Biological Bases of Reading
  • Finally, Teaching Reading
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List of Contributors.



Part I: Word Recognition Processes in Reading:.

Editorial Part I.

1. Modelling Reading: The Dual–Route Approach: Max Coltheart (Macquarie University, Australia).

2. Connectionist Approaches to Reading: David C. Plaut (Carnegie Mellon University).

3. Visual Word Recognition: Theories and Findings: Stephen J. Lupker (University of Western Ontario).

4. The Question of Phonology and Reading: Guy C. Van Orden and Heidi Kloos (Arizona State University).

5. Eye Movements During Reading: Keith Rayner, Barbara J. Juhasz, and Alexander Pollatsek (University of Massachusetts).

Part II: Learning to Read and Spell:.

Editorial Part II.

6. Theories of Learning to Read: Brian Byrne (University of New England, Australia).

7. Writing Systems and Spelling Development: Rebecca Treiman and Brett Kessler (Washington University in St Louis).

8. Development of Sight Word Reading: Phases and Findings: Linnea C. Ehri (Graduate Center of the City University of New York).

9. Predicting Individual Differences in Learning to Read: Judith A. Bowey (University of Queensland).

10. Social Correlates of Emergent Literacy: Beth M. Phillips and Christopher J. Lonigan (Florida Center for Reading Research, Florida State University).

11. Literacy and Cognitive Change: José Morais and Régine Kolinsk (Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium).

Part III: Reading Comprehension:.

Editorial Part III.

12. Comprehension: Walter Kintsch and Katherine A. Rawson (University of Colorado).

13. The Acquisition of Reading Comprehension Skill: Charles A. Perfetti, Nicole Landi and Jane Oakhill (University of Pittsburgh).

14. Children s Reading Comprehension Difficulties: Kate A. Nation (University of Oxford).

Part IV: Reading in Different Languages:.

Editorial Part IV.

15. Orthographic Systems and Skilled Word Recognition Processes in Reading: Ram Frost (The Hebrew University, Israel).

16. Early Reading Development in European Orthographies: Philip H. K. Seymour (University of Dundee, UK).

17. Learning to Read in Chinese: J. Richard Hanley (University of Essex, UK).

18. The Nature and Causes of Dyslexia in Different Languages: Markéta Caravolas (University of Liverpool).

Part V: Disorders of Reading and Spelling:.

Editorial Part V.

19. Developmental Dyslexia: Frank R. Vellutino and Jack M. Fletcher (State University of New York, at Albany).

20. Learning to Read with a Hearing Impairment: Jacqueline Leybaert (Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium).

21. Learning to Read with a Language Impairment: Margaret J. Snowling and Charles Hulme (University of York, UK).

22. Acquired Disorders of Reading: Matthew A. Lambon Ralph (University of Manchester) and Karalyn Patterson (University of Cambridge).

23. Spelling Disorders: Cristina Romani (University of Aston, UK), Andrew Olson (University of Birmingham, UK), and Anna Maria DiBetta (University of Aston).

Part VI: Biological Bases of Reading:.

Editorial Part VI.

24. Genetics of Dyslexia: Bruce F. Pennington (University of Denver) and Richard K. Olson (University of Colorado).

25. Functional Brain Imaging Studies of Skilled Reading and Developmental Dyslexia: Cathy J. Price (University College London) and Eamon McCrory (Institute of Psychiatry, UK).

Part VII: Teaching Reading:.

Editorial Part VII.

26. Teaching Children to Read: What Do We Know About How To Do It?: Catherine E. Snow (Harvard Graduate School of Education) and Connie Juel (Stanford University).

27. Recent Discoveries from Research on Remedial Interventions for Children with Dyslexia: Joseph K. Torgesen (Florida Center for Reading Research at Florida State University).

Glossary of Terms.


Author Index.

Subject Index

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Margaret J. Snowling
Charles Hulme
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