Marja Oudega received a Research Master's degree in Linguistics from Utrecht University. In March 2012 she started at the Brain and Education lab as a PhD researcher in the project 'Fostering reading comprehension skills' under supervision of Prof. Paul van den Broek.
I investigate the role that 'standards of coherence' play in the comprehension process. These standards determine what level of comprehension a reader attempts to achieve. Standards are not only expected to vary between good and poor readers, but also within a reader, for example as a result of reading goals.
- LUF subsidie studiereis (1400 euro)
- COST STSM grant (900 euro)
- Oudega M.H. & Van den Broek P.W. (2018), Standards of Coherence in Reading: Variations in Processing and Comprehension of Text. In: Millis K., Long D.L., Magliano J.P., Wiemer K. (Eds.) Deep Comprehension. Multi-Disciplinary Approaches to Understanding, Enhancing, and Measuring Comprehension. New York: Routledge. 41-51.
- Yeari M., Oudega M. & Van den Broek P.W. (2017), The effect of highlighting on processing and memory of central and peripheral text information: Evidence from eye movements, Journal of Research in Reading 40(4): 365-383.
- Oudega M.H., Koornneef A.W. & Van den Broek P.W. (2016), Individual differences in text processing under cognitive load: The effect of reading skill and WM capacity. SWAET 2016 / The Scandinavian Workshop on Applied Eye Tracking , Turku.
- Yeari M., Broek P.W. van den & Oudega M.H. (2015), Processing and memory of central versus peripheral information as a function of reading goals: evidence from eye-movements, Reading and Writing 28(8): 1071-1097.
- Van den Broek P.W., Beker K. & Oudega M.H. (2015), Inference generation in text comprehension: automatic and strategic processes in the construction of a mental representation. In: O'Brien E.J., Cook A.E., Lorch R.F. (Eds.) Inferences during reading. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. 94-121.
- Oudega M.H. (2014), Reading processes and cognitive load: The influence of individual differences in reading skill and working memory capacity, ST&D annual meeting, Chicago, USA. 24th Society for Text and Discourse Annual Meeting 4 8 2014-6 8 2014 [conference poster].
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