The relationship between the processing of semantic relation information and morphological awareness among Hong Kong Chinese children

The relationship between the processing of semantic relation information and morphological... Read Writ https://doi.org/10.1007/s11145-018-9869-y The relationship between the processing of semantic relation information and morphological awareness among Hong Kong Chinese children 1 1 Zhengye Xu Duo Liu © Springer Science+Business Media B.V., part of Springer Nature 2018 Abstract In the present study, 151 third-grade Hong Kong children participated in two expression-picture matching experiments (a relation priming paradigm). In this paradigm, an unambiguous prime was first presented, followed by an ambiguous target that could be interpreted with either of two relations (i.e., Descriptor and Possessor). Children were asked to judge which picture matched with the com- pounds in both the prime and target sessions. The linear mixed model analysis was applied to investigate the semantic relation processing in novel ambiguous com- bination and its relationship with children’s performances on morphological awareness tasks. In Experiment 1, the relation priming effect (i.e., children preferred to select the target pictures involving the same relation with the primes) was observed. At the same time, children’s morphological awareness showed a positive moderation effect on relation priming. Experiment 2 investigated whether visual features, rather than semantic relations, produced priming effect. The interaction between semantic relation processing and morphological awareness was observed as well in the situation that http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Reading and Writing Springer Journals

The relationship between the processing of semantic relation information and morphological awareness among Hong Kong Chinese children

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Springer Journals
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Copyright © 2018 by Springer Science+Business Media B.V., part of Springer Nature
Subject
Linguistics; Language and Literature; Psycholinguistics; Education, general; Neurology; Literacy
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0922-4777
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1573-0905
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10.1007/s11145-018-9869-y
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Read Writ https://doi.org/10.1007/s11145-018-9869-y The relationship between the processing of semantic relation information and morphological awareness among Hong Kong Chinese children 1 1 Zhengye Xu Duo Liu © Springer Science+Business Media B.V., part of Springer Nature 2018 Abstract In the present study, 151 third-grade Hong Kong children participated in two expression-picture matching experiments (a relation priming paradigm). In this paradigm, an unambiguous prime was first presented, followed by an ambiguous target that could be interpreted with either of two relations (i.e., Descriptor and Possessor). Children were asked to judge which picture matched with the com- pounds in both the prime and target sessions. The linear mixed model analysis was applied to investigate the semantic relation processing in novel ambiguous com- bination and its relationship with children’s performances on morphological awareness tasks. In Experiment 1, the relation priming effect (i.e., children preferred to select the target pictures involving the same relation with the primes) was observed. At the same time, children’s morphological awareness showed a positive moderation effect on relation priming. Experiment 2 investigated whether visual features, rather than semantic relations, produced priming effect. The interaction between semantic relation processing and morphological awareness was observed as well in the situation that

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Published: May 29, 2018

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