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word attack TASK

Participants must read non-words aloud. Raw scores are converted into a "reading comprehension age," which is then compared to the participant's real age to determine if they are a poor or gifted reader.

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word attack has been asserted to measure the following CONCEPTS
Phenotypes associated with word attack


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Experimental conditions are the subsets of an experiment that define the relevant experimental manipulation.


You must specify conditions before you can define contrasts.

In the Cognitive Atlas, we define a contrast as any function over experimental conditions. The simplest contrast is the indicator value for a specific condition; more complex contrasts include linear or nonlinear functions of the indicator across different experimental conditions.


An indicator is a specific quantitative or qualitative variable that is recorded for analysis. These may include behavioral variables (such as response time, accuracy, or other measures of performance) or physiological variables (including genetics, psychophysiology, or brain imaging data).


Reading comprehension in children with specific language impairment: an examination of two subgroups.
Kelso K, Fletcher J, Lee P
International journal of language & communication disorders / Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists (Int J Lang Commun Disord)
2007 Jan-Feb

Word-attack skills in individuals with mental retardation.
Saunders KJ
Mental retardation and developmental disabilities research reviews (Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev)

Executive dysfunction in poor readers born prematurely at high risk.
Frye RE, Landry SH, Swank PR, Smith KE
Developmental neuropsychology (Dev Neuropsychol)