Episode 1: Deconstructing the Rope: An Introduction with Dr. Jane Oakhill

Dive into our first episode as Dr. Jane Oakhill, professor of experimental psychology at the University of Sussex, gives a high-level overview of Scarborough’s Reading Rope. She also emphasizes the importance of inferencing in comprehension, explains why the Simple View of Reading is still relevant almost 40 years later, and describes how each element of the rope comes together to deconstruct the complexity of reading.