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Linda M. Phillips

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With a background in cognitive psychology, reading, and language education, one aspect of her research is in the area of inferential reasoning. Specifically, she studies the role of inferential reasoning in text comprehension across different ages and text genres. Currently, her research includes early literacy intervention work, family literacy, and patterns of school achievement. Research on what ought to be the goal of scientific literacy, on curricular issues, and the texture of school texts and media reports of science is an ongoing part of her research. Work on the use of MRI to identify specific reading disabilities is another area of her current research program.

Associated Students:

Dorothy Steffler, Marion Leithead, Shona Lazin, Moira Staples, Heather Sample Gosse, Martha Smith, Marguerite Anderson, Trudy Kwong, Elizabeth Mackey, Agnes Maynard, Debbie Wayken, Donna Wyatt, Lynn McQuarrie

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