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Reading by Touch

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Reading, using vision or touch, translates abstract marks on a page into an understanding of ideas. The perceptual, linguistic and cognitive processes involved in sighted reading have been widely studied, but the use of touch raises new issues. Drawing on her research with novice and fluent braille readers, Susanna Millar examines how people initially process braille and how skill with sounds, words, meaning and spelling patterns influence processing. The main focus is on braille but findings on the 'Moon' script, vibrotactile devices, maps and 'icons' are also considered in the context of their practical implications and access to computer technology. Reading by Touch will be of enormous interest to all teachers and students of tactual reading systems, and makes a significant contribution to theories in cognitive and developmental psychology. This edition is in excellent condition, tightly bound with clean unmarked pages. However the first page has a small strip cut out on the top right hand corner.

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Author(s):
Millar, Susanna
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1997
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780415068383
Number of pages:
337
Publisher:
Routledge

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Reading, using vision or touch, translates abstract marks on a page into an understanding of ideas. The perceptual, linguistic and cognitive processes involved in sighted reading have been widely studied, but the use of touch raises new issues. Drawing on her research with novice and fluent braille readers, Susanna Millar examines how people initially process braille and how skill with sounds, words, meaning and spelling patterns influence processing. The main focus is on braille but findings on the 'Moon' script, vibrotactile devices, maps and 'icons' are also considered in the context of their practical implications and access to computer technology. Reading by Touch will be of enormous interest to all teachers and students of tactual reading systems, and makes a significant contribution to theories in cognitive and developmental psychology. This edition is in excellent condition, tightly bound with clean unmarked pages. However the first page has a small strip cut out on the top right hand corner.

Author(s):
Millar, Susanna
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1997
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780415068383
Number of pages:
337
Publisher:
Routledge

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