Orthographic consistency influences morphological processing in reading aloud: Evidence from a cross-linguistic study


Developmental Science


February, 2020


Mousikou, P., Beyersmann, E., Ktori, M., Javourey-Drevet, L., Crepaldi, D., Ziegler, J., Grainger, J., and Schroeder, S.

This is a cross-linguistic experiment that we were involved in by Betty Mousikou and Sascha Schroeder. We tested children's reading of morphologically structured words and nonwords in English, German, Italian and French, and find that orthographic consistency determines how important is morphology in reading aloud. Go the journal article here and the OSF repository (with data and analyses) here.