Application of Basic Research in Reading

  • S. Jay Samuels


This chapter explores the relationship between basic and applied research in reading. In pursuit of this goal a brief description of the nature and characteristics of basic and applied research is presented followed by several illustrative examples of how basic research has contributed to the field of reading.


Target Word Word Recognition Selective Attention Fluent Reader Reading Instruction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Jay Samuels
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for Research in Human LearningUniversity of MinnesotaMinneapolisUSA

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