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Making the link between dorsal stream sensitivity and reading

Kevan, Alison; Pammer, Kristen


Different levels of dorsal stream functioning were teased apart to determine whether the observed deficits in dyslexic readers may exist as early as the retinal level, and to explore the relative contribution that the different aspects of dorsal processing may make to reading. The paradigm combining frequency doubled stimuli with endogenous cueing demonstrated that dyslexic readers possess a retinal level magnocellular deficit. Regression analyses provided evidence to suggest that different...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: NeuroReport
DOI: 10.1097/WNR.0b013e3282f5f7ad


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