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Visual aspects of dyslexia

Author: John Stein; Zoï Kapoula
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Although the dominant view of dyslexia is that it is caused by linguistic/phonological weakness, recent research has shown that it is associated with visual processing problems as well. This book brings together research from neurology, neuroscience, and the vision sciences to present a cutting edge review of this topic.
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Visual aspects of dyslexia
2012
(SE-LIBR)17274706
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Stein; Zoï Kapoula
ISBN: 9780191744785 0191744786
OCLC Number: 939847320
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents: 1. A neurological account of dyslexia ; 2. Subitizing, Dynamic Vision, Saccade and Fixation Control in Dyslexia ; 3. Movements of the eyes in 3d space: deficits of vergence and binocular coordination in dyslexia ; 4. Origins of visual stress ; 5. Visual Discomfort and Reading ; 6. Visual stress and its relationship to dyslexia ; 7. The visual nature of the disorder of visual attention span in developmental dyslexia ; 8. Spatial Attention Disorders in Developmental Dyslexia: Towards Prevention of Deficits in Reading Acquisition ; 9. The role of the dorsal pathway in word recognition ; 10. Aetiology of Dyslexia: a visual perspective on a phonological marker ; 11. Visual Contributions to Reading Difficulties - the Magnocellular Theory
Responsibility: [edited by] John Stein and Zoï Kapoula.
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