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EMG investigation of subvocalization during the silent reading process.

Lynn Wells

EMG investigation of subvocalization during the silent reading process.

by Lynn Wells

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Silent reading.

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    Paginationxvi, 239 leaves.
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18520918M

    Comprehension-The process of "constructing meaning" from a text. Comprehension is a "construction process" because it involves all ofthe elements of the reading process working together as a text is read to create a representation of the text in the reader's mind. Fluency-The ability to read at an appropriate rate smoothly. Reading for special needs has become an area of interest as the understanding of reading has improved. Teaching children with special needs how to read was not historically pursued due to perspectives of a Reading Readiness model. This model assumes that a reader must learn to read in a hierarchical manner such that one skill must be mastered before learning the next skill (e.g., a child .

      Fourth graders whose silent word reading and/or sentence reading rate was, on average, two-thirds standard deviation below their oral reading of real and pseudowords and reading comprehension accuracy were randomly assigned to treatment (n=7) or wait-listed (n=7) control ing nine sessions combining computerized rapid accelerated-reading program (RAP), . There is a greater purpose to silent reading, however, that goes beyond not wanting to irritate our neighbors. Silent reading helps us read faster. It helps us make faster connections between words and it gives us the silence we need to concentrate and process information. We also know that reading out loud is a performance.

    Building Student Literacy Through Sustained Silent Reading. by Steve Gardiner. Table of Contents. Chapter 1. Creating Lifelong Readers. Sustained silent reading is a time during which a class, or in some cases an entire school, reads quietly together. Students are allowed to choose their own reading materials and read independently during class. The current article reviews what the scientific community knows about the reading process—a great deal—and discusses the implications of the research findings for potential students of speed-reading training programs or purchasers of speed-reading apps. The research shows that there is a trade-off between speed and accuracy.


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EMG investigation of subvocalization during the silent reading process by Lynn Wells Download PDF EPUB FB2

Subvocalization, or silent speech, is the internal speech typically made when reading; it provides the sound of the word as it is read.

This is a natural process when reading, and it helps the mind to access meanings to comprehend and remember what is read, potentially reducing cognitive load. This inner speech is characterized by minuscule movements in the larynx and other muscles involved. Silent speech-reading and silent counting are also examined when experimenters look at subvocalization.

These tasks show activation in the frontal cortices, hippocampus and the thalamus for silent counting. S Silent-reading activates similar areas of the auditory cortex that are involved in listening.

Analysis of EMG tracings showed that (a) tracing amplitudes were significantly greater for labial than for nonlabial words, (b) subvocalization was elicited equally by pictures and words, (c) peak.

It is also reported that subvocalization indicated by the EMG records does increase its amplitude when the reading task required becomes more difficult by the nature of the material or by introducing a The Role of Prosody in Silent Reading competing cognitive activity (e.g., listening to prose) simultaneously with silent reading (Hardyck Cited by: dence of subvocalization during silent reading tasks.

Received ; revisedJ readers exhibit large-amplitude laryngeal EMG activ- Process (N = 32) and reactive (N =   Feedback procedures were used to progressively decrease the EMG activity of three stutterers during connected speech tasks.

Single subject experimenta. A concurrent speaking paradigm was used to assess the importance of subvocalization during the reading of lengthy natural prose passages. Experiment 1 showed that having subjects count aloud while reading interfered with their comprehension and recall of the text's details as well as its gist, but did not affect the durability of the memory trace.

It's called lots of different things: Drop Everything and Read (DEAR), Sustained Silent Reading (SSR), and Million Minutes to name a few. Regardless of the different names, the intent is the same — to develop fluent readers by providing time during the school day for students to select a book and read quietly.

Nearly every classroom provides some time during the instructional day for this. EMG is an obligatory investigation in motor neurone disease to demonstrate Normal resting muscle is silent. Patients often have difficulty completely relaxing a muscle. The motor unit activity associated Simple surface EMG recordings can easily be used to measure the frequency of tremor.

A 4 second, say, length of record is. Numerous additional studies have confirmed the significant role of subvocalization in reading using a diverse array of research methodologies and experimental foci.

In an illuminating study of speech disorder by Bosshardt (), child and adult stutterers were compared to non-stutterers during two treatments of oral and silent reading. Sustained Silent Reading Providing students with time to read books they enjoy allows them to practice their reading skills in a pleasurable way.

Help students choose a book that’s right for them during “The Book Pass” Teacher selects thirty different books from the library and places them throughout the room.

Review of the studies in the area of subvocalization reveals that its role in silent reading comprehension remains in question. It appears clear that subvocalization does occur during reading, usually among poorer readers or as reading becomes more difficult, and that it slows the reading process.

However, how it affects reading comprehension, or if it affects reading comprehension. However, the intervention school students incorporated more metacognitive strategies during and after their reading.

These students were encouraged to think out loud while they read, softly exclaiming "yes," "oops," or "wow." This strategy actively engaged the students in the reading process. READING SPEED AND COMPREHENSION Subvocalization is operationally defined here as the emission of laryngeal muscular activity which approximates articulation of the written word during silent reading.

Should Lip Movements and Subvocalization during Silent Reading Be Directly Remediated. Bruinsma, Robert. Reading Teacher, v34 n3 p Dec Reviews research indicating that subvocalization does not hinder reading ability and may assist less able readers.

(Author/FL) Descriptors: Elementary Education, Inner Speech. The silent-reading method did not eliminate lip-movement in all cases, as by theory it should have done, but its superiority over the cus-tomary method was unquestionable.

The general position of the writer to this point may be summed up as follows. The many published studies of oral and silent reading agree that in the process of silent. (See The Case of Phonemic Awareness and Effective Beginning Reading Instruction.) High school English teacher Steve Gardiner adds other strong arguments in his new book, Building Student Literacy Through Sustained Silent Reading.

A year classroom veteran, Gardiner asserts, "Giving them time to read is clearly the most important thing I do. Those opposing reduction of subvocalization during the reading process believe that It is a necessary step to good understanding (Pauk, ).

There is a lack of evidence regarding the effects of reducing subvocalization; presumably this is true because of the impossibility of measuring what cannot be seen, heard, or touched externally by any. Recommended Reading The SSR Handbook: How to Organize and Manage a Sustained Silent Reading Program.

Janice L. Pilgreen () Building Student Literacy Through Sustained Silent Reading. Steve Gardner () Revisiting Silent Reading: New Directions for Teachers and Researcher. Elfrieda H. Hiebert (). Thus, in addition to developing a mental model of the text, a major goal of the reading process is to prepare the words for pronunciation.

Indeed, there is evidence that subvocalization takes place even during silent reading and typically occurs during fixation of the subsequent word (Inhoff et al., ; Eiter and Inhoff, ; Yan et al., a). Ooh, what a great question, I read internally, and if it's set in another location other than England, i.e Scotland, I read with that accent in my mind!

As to looking up meanings, who doesn't, what is the point of reading something only to not und.For some time, new methods based on a different than acoustic signal analysis are used for speech recognition.

The purpose of nonacoustic signals is to allow silent communication. One of these methods based on the electromyography signal is generated by the human speech articulation system. This article presents a device for electromyographic (EMG) signal acquisition and the first measurements.varying degrees of audibility.

Silent reading soon becomes inaudible but movements of the lips, tongue, and larynx may continue noticeably for many years. This more or less covert movement of the oral apparatus during silent reading has been vari ously called subvocalization, covert speech, inner speech, and implicit speech.

Subvocallzation and.