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Magnocellular mediated visual-spatial attention and reading ability.

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This study explores the relationship between attentional processing mediated by visual magnocellular (MC) processing and reading ability. Reading ability in a group of primary school children was compared to performance on a visual cued coherent motion detection task. The results showed that a brief spatial cue was more effective in drawing attention either away or towards a visual target in the group of readers ranked in the upper 25% of the sample compared to lower ranked readers. Regressio...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Physiology Anatomy and Genetics
Role:
Author
Journal:
Neuroreport
Volume:
15
Issue:
14
Pages:
2215-2218
Publication date:
2004-10-05
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EISSN:
1473-558X
ISSN:
0959-4965
URN:
uuid:6f9871b2-f2a0-43dc-89b0-8ccf8bb09c23
Source identifiers:
237589
Local pid:
pubs:237589

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