- Oxford Library of Psychology
- The Oxford Handbook of Reading
- Oxford Library of Psychology
- About the Editors
- The Oxford Handbook of Reading: Setting the Stage
- Writing Systems: Their Properties and Implications for Reading
- Visual Word Recognition
- The Work of the Eyes During Reading
- Visual Word Recognition in the Bayesian Reader Framework
- Neighborhood Effects in Visual Word Recognition and Reading
- Cross-Linguistic Perspectives on Letter-Order Processing: Empirical Findings and Theoretical Considerations
- The Nature of Lexical Representation in Visual Word Recognition
- Are Polymorphemic Words Processed Differently From Other Words During Reading?
- Individual Differences Among Skilled Readers: The Role of Lexical Quality
- What Does Acquired Dyslexia Tell Us About Reading in the Mind and Brain?
- Literacy and Literacy Development in Bilinguals
- The Role of Sound in Silent Reading
- Reading Sentences: Syntactic Parsing and Semantic Interpretation
- Models of Discourse Comprehension
- The Role of Words in Chinese Reading
- How Is Information Integrated Across Fixations in Reading?
- Direct Lexical and Nonlexical Control of Fixation Duration in Reading
- E-Z Reader: An Overview of the Model and Two Recent Applications
- How Children Learn to Read Words
- Children’s Spelling Development: Theories and Evidence
- Learning to Read and Spell Words in Different Writing Systems
- Children’s Reading Comprehension and Comprehension Difficulties
- Development of Dyslexia
- How Learning to Read Influences Language and Cognition
- Young Children’s Home Literacy Experiences
- Primary Grade Reading Instruction in the United States
- African American English and Its Link to Reading Achievement
- Teachers’ Knowledge About Beginning Reading Development and Instruction
- Adolescent Literacy: Development and Instruction
- Name Index
- Subject Index
Abstract and Keywords
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 development of theoretical accounts of normal reading. This work initially involved a focus on cases of dissociation between reading and other cognitive functions using single case methodology. This evidence was influential in the formation of dual-route models of reading aloud which employ localist representations. More recent work has used simultaneous consideration of multiple cases to reveal associations between reading and other cognitive functions. This evidence has been captured by connectionist triangle models of reading aloud, which rely upon learned distributed representations. Neuroimaging of patients with acquired dyslexia has provided insights into the mechanisms of dysfunction and the neural basis of normal reading. Consideration of neuropsychological patient data has highlighted the role of more basic perceptual and cognitive processes in skilled reading.
Anna M. Woollams, Neuroscience and Aphasia Research Unit, School of Psychological Sciences, University of Manchester
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