Multiple Constraints and Shared Subsystems in Writing Acquisition
We have all heard of writing and reading described as encoding and decoding, respectively. This metaphor suggests that writing begins with ideas stored in some representation and consists of substituting some other representation, according to an algorithm or code. Reading, then, consists of the inverse procedure of someone who is in possession of the same code. . . . Mathematically, two functions are inverses if the second function, applied to the output of the first, leads back to the starting point. Similarly, as you read my writing, you should reconstruct essentially the message that I am
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Publication information: Book title: Reading and Writing Acquisition:A Developmental Neuropsychological Perspective. Contributors: Virginia Wise Berninger - Author. Publisher: Westview Press. Place of publication: Boulder, CO. Publication year: 1996. Page number: 129.
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