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Adults with dyslexia demonstrate attentional orienting deficits.

Abstract:

Alerting, orienting and executive control of attention are investigated in five adult cases of dyslexia. In comparison with a control group, alerting and executive control were found to be generally intact for each case. Two spatial cueing tasks were employed. For the task requiring target detection, orienting difficulties were evident only in peripheral locations. While orienting attention to parafoveal stimuli was intact for this detection task, it was found to be impaired for the discrimin...

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10.1002/dys.356

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Journal:
Dyslexia (Chichester, England)
Volume:
14
Issue:
4
Pages:
247-270
Publication date:
2008-11-01
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EISSN:
1099-0909
ISSN:
1076-9242
Source identifiers:
249374
Language:
English
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pubs:249374
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uuid:ca07135e-4e71-452f-96cb-38d105a4bdb2
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pubs:249374
Deposit date:
2012-12-20

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