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Spelling and reading: Using visual sensitivity to explore shared or separate orthographic representations

Pammer, Kristen; Connell, Ellen; Kevan, Alison


Do we use the same neurocognitive mechanisms to spell that we do to read? There is a considerable number of conflicting findings, such that evidence has been provided to support common mechanisms for reading and spelling, while other research supports the proposal that reading and spelling utilise unique neurocognitive resources. Sensitivity to visual spatial-frequency doubling (FD) has been demonstrated to correlate with and specifically predict orthographic processing when reading; therefore,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Perception
DOI: 10.1068/p6077


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