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We analyzed phonological and visual information processes of four Japanese dyslexic children between 710 years of age. None of them had disability in word retrieval and/or auditory memory. Two of them manifested lower score in phonological awareness tests while the others showed normal score. All children showed subnormal score in a visual cognitive test, a(More)
Two Japanese patients with pure alexia, SH and YH, who showed right homonymous hemianopia following a left occipital lobe lesion, demonstrated letter-by-letter (LBL) reading in pronouncing Japanese kana words and nonwords. In contrast to alphabetic letters, each Japanese kana character has an invariant and identical pronunciation whether it appears in(More)
The aim of study #1 was to weigh the familiarity and imageability of children in the fifth to eighth grade age bracket against the corresponding values of adults. The aim of study #2 was to examine the effects of lexical properties on printed kanji word comprehension, reading aloud, and word auditory comprehension in fourth grade children. The lexical(More)