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dc.contributor.authorBRAET, WOUTER
dc.date.accessioned2008-10-21T18:24:15Z
dc.date.available2008-10-21T18:24:15Z
dc.date.issued2007
dc.date.submitted2007en
dc.identifier.citationBraet, W. and Humphreys, G. W. `A selective effect of parietal damage on letter identification in mixed case words? in Neuropsychologia, 45, (10), 2007, pp 2226 - 2233en
dc.identifier.issn0028-3932
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dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2262/23582
dc.descriptionPUBLISHEDen
dc.description.abstractWe investigated the reading of cAsE mIxInG and contrast reduction on word reading in patients with unilateral parietal lesions and attentional deficits. We show that, compared with control participants, the patients produce selective increases in lateralised errors when reading mixed case relative to same case words. However, there were not reliable increases in lateralised errors when words were degraded by low contrast. The patients also showed some increases in contralesional errors at a task aimed at feature processing in words (a gap detection task), but these effects were not increased for mixed case stimuli and errors were reduced relative to the word reading task. The results are consistent with mixed case words stressing attention-demanding letter identification, drawing-out an impairment in the patients in attending to contralesional stimuli. On the other hand, effects of contrast reduction are accommodated without necessarily recruiting attentional processes mediated by the posterior parietal lobe.en
dc.description.sponsorshipThis work was supported by grants from the MRC and the Stroke Association (UK). We thank the patients for their kind participation.en
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dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherElsevieren
dc.relation.ispartofseries45en
dc.relation.ispartofseries10en
dc.relation.ispartofseriesNeuropsychologiaen
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dc.subjectAttention; Reading; Parietal lesionsen
dc.subjectPsychology
dc.titleA selective effect of parietal damage on letter identification in mixed case words.en
dc.typeJournal Articleen
dc.contributor.sponsorStroke Association
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