Progress in Understanding Reading

Scientific Foundations and New Frontiers

Keith E. Stanovich

April 20, 2000
ISBN 9781572305649
Price: $98.00
536 Pages
Size: 6⅛" x 9¼"
April 21, 2000
ISBN 9781572305656
Price: $65.00
536 Pages
Size: 6⅛" x 9¼"


Foreword, Isabel L. Beck


I. The Role of Context Effects in Models of Reading

1. Early Applications of Information Processing Concepts to the Study of Reading: The Role of Sentence Context

2. Automatic Contextual Facilitation in Readers of Three Ages

Richard F. West and Keith E. Stanovich

3. Toward an Interactive Compensatory Model of Individual Differences in the Development of Reading Fluency

4. The Interactive Compensatory Model of Reading: A Confluence of Developmental, Experimental, and Educational Psychology

II. Phonological Sensitivity and the Phonological Core Deficit Model

5. Early Reading Acquisition and the Causes of Reading Difficulty: Contributions to Research on Phonological Processing

6. Assessing Phonological Awareness in Kindergarten Children: Issues of Task


with Anne E. Cunningham and Barbara Cramer

7. Explaining the Differences between the Dyslexic and the Garden-Variety Poor Reader: The Phonological-Core Variable-Difference Model

8. The Phenotypic Performance Profile of Reading-Disabled Children: A Regression-Based Test of the Phonological-Core Variable-Difference Model

with Linda S. Siegel

III. Matthew Effects in Reading

9. Tying It All Together: A Model of Reading Acquisition and Reading Difficulty

10. Matthew Effects in Reading: Some Consequences of Individual Differences in the Acquisition of Literacy

IV. The Importance of Word Recognition in Models of Reading

11. The Word Recognition Module

12. Concepts in Developmental Theories of Reading Skill: Cognitive Resources, Automaticity, and Modularity

V. The Cognitive Consequences of Literacy

13. Measuring Print Exposure: Attempts to Empirically Track "Rich Get

Richer" Effects

14. Exposure to Print and Orthographic Processing,

with Richard F. West

15. Does Reading Make You Smarter?: Literacy and the Development of Verbal Intelligence

16. Literacy Experiences and the Shaping of Cognition, Stanovich,

with Anne E. Cunningham and Richard F. West

VI. Discrepancy Definitions of Reading Disability

17. Reading Disability Classification: Are Reforms Based on Evidence Possible?

18. Discrepancy Definitions of Reading Disability: Has Intelligence Led Us Astray?

VII. The Reading Instruction Debate: Comments on the "Reading Wars"

19. Putting Children First by Putting Science First: The Politics of Early Reading Instruction

20. Romance and Reality

21. 25 Years of Research on the Reading Process: The Grand Synthesis and What It Means for Our Field