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Signy Wegener

Signy Wegener

Phd Student

Contact Details

email : signy.wegener@students.mq.edu.au

External Address

Department of Cognitive Science
Australian Hearing Hub
16 University Avenue
Macquarie University NSW 2109

Thesis Details

The development of orthographic representations.

  • Scholarship : MQRES
  • Workload : full time
  • Supervisors : Professor Anne Castles, Dr Hua-Chen Wang and Professor Kate Nation

Awards

  • CCD Annual Workshop Best Postgrad Poster Award (2016), Wegener, S.

Media Engagement

Selected Publications

Periodicals

  • Wegener, S., Wang, H.-C., de Lissa, P., Robidoux, S., Nation, K., & Castles, A. (In Press). Children reading spoken words: interactions between vocabulary and orthographic expectancy. Developmental Science. doi:10.1111/desc.12577

Conference Presentations, Colloquia, and other presentations

  • Wegener, S., Wang, H.-C., de Lissa, P., Robidoux, S., Nation, K., & Castles, A. (2016, August). Orthographic learning in children can commence before written words are seen: Evidence from eye movements. Poster session presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, The Fairmont Resort, Leura.
  • Wegener, S., Wang, H.-C., de Lissa, P., Robidoux, S., Nation, K., & Castles, A. (2016, August). Orthographic learning in children can commence before written words are seen: Evidence from eye movements. Paper presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, The Fairmont Resort, Leura.
  • Wegener, S., Wang, H.-C., de Lissa, P., Nation, K., & Castles, A. (2016, July). Do spoken words give rise to orthographic ‘skeletons’? Effects of vocabulary knowledge and spelling predictability on silent reading during the initial orthographic exposure. Paper presented at the 23rd Annual Meeting Society for the Scientific Study of Reading (SSSR), University of Porto, Portugal.
  • Castles, A., Wegener, S., Wang, H.-C., de Lissa, P., & Nation, K. (2016, April). Orthographic learning commences before written words are seen: Evidence from eye movements. Paper presented at the 43rd Annual Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference (EPC), Melbourne.

Further Information

Contact Details

Telephone: +61 2 9850 4127
Email : ccd@mq.edu.au
Web : www.ccd.edu.au

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