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Dorsal and ventral visual stream contributions to preserved reading ability in patients with central alexia

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We investigated the role of the left temporo-parietal regions in supporting reading abilities of 23 patients with central alexia (CA). For the behavioural data, we employed principal components analysis (PCA), which identified two components: ‘reading aloud’ and ‘reading for meaning’. Voxel-based morphometry of the PCA results showed an association between reading aloud and grey matter density in the left supramarginal gyrus, part of the dorsal visual stream. By contrast, reading for meani...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted Manuscript

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10.1016/j.cortex.2018.06.003

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Aguilar, OM More by this author
Crinion, JT More by this author
Callaghan, MF More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
ORCID:
0000-0003-0462-6791
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Crinion, JT
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Cortex Journal website
Volume:
106
Pages:
200-212
Publication date:
2018-06-23
Acceptance date:
2018-06-04
DOI:
EISSN:
1973-8102
ISSN:
0010-9452
Pubs id:
pubs:860130
URN:
uri:315eb0ff-77ed-45e4-a5f5-c472326f2ef3
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uuid:315eb0ff-77ed-45e4-a5f5-c472326f2ef3
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pubs:860130

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