This volume uses unique properties of Chinese script to focus on morphological analyses during the character and word recognition process, though some of the reported work also pertains to the use of phonological information. In addition, this volume contains work on syntactic and pragmatic processes during sentence reading and three chapters that examine on-line processes. A comprehensive appraisal of cognitive processes during the reading of Chinese script that includes studies conducted by leading researchers from within and outside the mainland, this volume will be of interest to all those studying reading and visual symbol processing.

chapter 3|28 pages

Sublexical Processing in Reading Chinese

ByXiaolin Zhou, William Marslen-Wilson

chapter 5|24 pages

Morphemic Processing in Reading Chinese

ByMarcus Taft, Ying Liu, Xiaoping Zhu

chapter 6|20 pages

The Constituency Model of Chinese Word Identification

ByCharles A. Perfetti, Li Hai Tan

chapter 9|18 pages

Eye Movements in Reading Chinese and English Text

ByFuchuan Sun, Dagan Feng

chapter 14|18 pages

Sentence Understanding in Chinese

ByMiao Xiaochun