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The effects of case mixing on word recognition: evidence from a PET study.

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The early stages of visual word recognition were investigated by scanning participants using PET as they took part in implicit and explicit reading tasks with visually disrupted stimuli. CaSe MiXiNg has been shown in behavioral studies to increase reaction times (RTs) in naming and other word recognition tasks. In this study, we found that during both an implicit (feature detection) task and an explicit word-naming task, mixed-case words compared to same-case words produced increased activati...

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10.1162/08989290152541494

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
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Journal:
Journal of cognitive neuroscience
Volume:
13
Issue:
6
Pages:
844-853
Publication date:
2001-08-05
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EISSN:
1530-8898
ISSN:
0898-929X
URN:
uuid:9a51a8be-2c80-47c7-8cc3-c04aae8636b1
Source identifiers:
311621
Local pid:
pubs:311621

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