Last week, lab member Grace won a prize for her poster and presentation on educational apps! The poster was presented at the Doctoral School, to a wide audience of staff and students at Royal Holloway from lots of different departments.
One of the main focuses of Dr Jessie Ricketts and the LARA lab is orthographic facilitation, which is the idea that seeing the spelling of the word (orthography) helps to facilitate learning of the orthography, phonology and semantics of that
Jessie and colleagues recently published a paper that investigated whether newly learnt words were retained over time. The paper also discusses graded measures of vocabulary, which provide insight into the incremental nature of learning! Check out the poster for a quick summary. The paper
The last year has been a very strange and challenging time for all. The pandemic has impacted and will continue to impact everyone in a myriad of ways. The current changes in restrictions have given Dr Jessie Ricketts and the LARA