in The Oxford Handbook of Reading
September 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .
Article. Subjects: Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Educational Psychology. 11743 words.
Reading is a fundamental cognitive skill that is often disrupted as a consequence of brain damage. The study of neurological patients with acquired reading disorders has proven pivotal in...
in The Neural Basis of Reading
May 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .
Chapter. Subjects: Neuroscience. 16727 words.
This chapter confronts a simple anatomical and functional scheme for the architecture of the reading system, with multimodal data from patients with various deficits affecting the visual...
Surface errors without semantic impairment in acquired dyslexia: a voxel-based lesion–symptom mapping study
May 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Neuropathology; Disorders of the Nervous System. 6370 words.
Patients with surface dyslexia have disproportionate difficulty pronouncing irregularly spelled words (e.g. pint), suggesting impaired use of lexical-semantic information to mediate...
in International Encyclopedia of Linguistics
January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Linguistics. 1303 words.
The disorder of alexia (sometimes called “acquired dyslexia”) is the disturbance of reading subsequent to brain injury in a previously
August 2007; p ublished online September 2012 .
Article. Subjects: Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Cognitive Neuroscience. 12837 words.
In spite of the complexities of written language systems, the majority of children learn to read easily. However, a minority have difficulty acquiring literacy skills even though they...
December 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Neurology; Neuroscience. 3312 words.
Developmental dyslexia is a common reading disorder that negatively impacts an individual’s ability to achieve literacy. Although the brain network involved in reading and its dysfunction...
in Frontiers of Consciousness
October 2008; p ublished online March 2012 .
Chapter. Subjects: Cognitive Psychology. 5713 words.
This chapter discusses some examples of neuropsychological defects in which awareness is disconnected from a capacity to discriminate or to remember or to attend or to read or to speak....
in Neuroconstructivism - I
January 2007; p ublished online March 2012 .
Chapter. Subjects: Cognitive Psychology. 10889 words.
This chapter addresses an example of developmental dyslexia in children as an illustration of the principles of neuroconstructivism. It considers progressive specialization, competition and...
January 2018; p ublished online January 2015 .
Book. Subjects: Psychology. 352 pages.
The language and communication impairments that individuals experience following damage to the cerebral cortex vary widely, depending on the extent of involvement and location in the left...
in Cerebral Cortex
February 2017; p ublished online December 2015 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Neurology; Clinical Neuroscience; Neuroscience. 8539 words.
Developmental dyslexia (DD) is a heritable condition characterized by persistent difficulties in learning to read. White matter alterations in...
July 2009; p ublished online June 2009 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Neurology; Neuroscience. 7940 words.
Pure alexia is an acquired reading disorder characterized by a disproportionate prolongation of reading time as a function of word length. Although the vast majority of cases reported in...
in New Oxford Textbook of Psychiatry
February 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .
Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 5782 words.
The general principles developed during the latter part of the twentieth century and continued into the twenty-first century guiding support for people with intellectual disabilities remain...