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A peripheral reading deficit under conditions of diffuse visual attention.

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We report a single case study of a patient, FL, who has a peripheral dyslexia with symptoms resembling attentional dyslexia. FL demonstrated impaired identification of letters within strings, and better identification of words than their constituent letters. We found that FL was impaired at both letter counting and same-case letter matching with letter strings, and his matching and naming performance were strongly affected by letter spacing. The effects of these visual variables on performanc...

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10.1080/02643290042000242

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Author
Journal:
Cognitive neuropsychology More from this journal
Volume:
18
Issue:
6
Pages:
551-576
Publication date:
2001-09-01
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EISSN:
1464-0627
ISSN:
0264-3294
Language:
English
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pubs:311573
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uuid:d6017ed2-64ea-4e85-b7d0-41a78247e30f
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pubs:311573
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311573
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2013-11-17

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