Beyond one-way streets: The interaction of phonology, morphology, and culture with orthography

Behavioral and Brain Sciences 35 (5):280-281 (2012)
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Frost's claim that universal models of reading require linguistically diverse data is relevant and justified. We support it with evidence demonstrating the extent of the bias towards some Indo-European languages and alphabetic scripts in scientific literature. However, some of his examples are incorrect, and he neglects the complex interaction of writing system and language structure with history and cultural environment



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