Handouts/Slides from Talks

Kathy Rastle

EPS Mid-Career Prize Lecture 

"Writing systems, reading, and language"

Prize lecture given at EPS Reading (2017).

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Kathy Rastle

Ending the "Reading Wars": How insights from cognitive science can improve children's reading in South Africa

Presentation given at a Curriculum Strengthening Event, Department for Education, Western Cape, South Africa (February, 2022).

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Kathy Rastle

Ending the "Reading Wars": How insights from cognitive science can improve children's reading in South Africa

Keynote given at the Literacy Lekgotla (February, 2022).

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Kathy Rastle

How do writing systems shape reading and reading acquisition? 

Keynote given at Exling 2020 (October, 2020).

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Kathy Rastle

What makes a writing system optimal? 

Keynote given at Exling 2021 (October, 2021).

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Kathy Rastle

The Journey from Form to Meaning in English and other Writing Systems

Talk given at the Language, Literacy & Learning Conference in Perth, Australia (April 2019).

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Kathy Rastle

How Research in Psychology Can Help Us End the "Reading Wars"

 

Talk given at an International Meeting for Cognitive Science in the Classroom at UNESCO, Paris  (April 2019).

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Kathy Rastle

The journey to skilled reading

Keynote given at Gates Foundation Meeting for Literacy in LMICs (March, 2020).

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Adam Jowett

How Does Learning to Read Shape the Neural Representation of Spoken and Written Language?

 

Talk given at the Forum for Research in Language and Literacy (November 2018).

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Becky Lawrence

Word Reading and the Tolerance Principle

 

Talk given at the RHUL Postgraduate Convention (November, 2018), and Forum for Research in Language and Literacy, London (March, 2019).

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Clare Lally

Morphological Decomposition in the Ventral Stream

Talk given at the Forum for Research in Language and Literacy, Reading (November, 2018), RHUL Postgraduate Convention (November, 2018), and Rice University, Houston, Texas (January, 2019), and Oxford University, Language & Development Seminars (June, 2019).

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Kathy Rastle

 

How Does the Brain Solve the Problem of Reading?

 

Talk given at the ResearchED conference (September, 2015).

 

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Ana Ulicheva

 

Statistical Information Encoded in English Writing

 

Talk given at the Experimental Psychology Society in London, the Forum for Research in Language and Literacy in Easthampstead Park (May, 2017), the Morphological Processing Conference in Trieste (June, 2017), the Experimental Psychology Society, Reading, and European Society for Cognitive Psychology, Potsdam meetings (September, 2017).

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Anastasia Ulicheva

Skilled Readers’ Sensitivity to Meaningful Regularities in English Writing

 

Talk given at at the Psychonomic International Meeting in Amsterdam (May, 2018), and as an invited speaker in the Symposium "The Morphology of Written English" at Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg in Delmenhorst, Germany (2018).

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Kathy Rastle

 

From Specific Examples to General Knowledge in Language Learning

 

Talk given to teachers, special needs coordinators, and education experts at Royal Holloway (October, 2012).

 

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