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Brain correlates of discourse processing: An fMRI investigation of irony and conventional metaphor comprehension
Bilingual is as bilingual does: Metalinguistic abilities of Arabic-speaking children
The study explores the effects of the relationship between exposure to two languages in childhood and metalinguistic abilities. Arabic-speaking children who had been exposed to both spoken and…
Individual variation in hemispheric asymmetry: multitask study of effects related to handedness and sex.
- J. Hellige, M. Bloch, E. Cowin, T. Eng, Z. Eviatar, V. Sergent
- PsychologyJournal of experimental psychology. General
- 1 September 1994
For the most part, measures of performance asymmetry obtained from the different tasks did not correlate with each other, suggesting that individual subjects cannot be simply characterized as strongly or weakly lateralized.
Perception of emotion and bilateral advantage in women with eating disorders, their healthy sisters, and nonrelated healthy controls.
Hemispheric sensitivities to lexical and contextual information: Evidence from lexical ambiguity resolution
Perceptual load in the reading of Arabic: Effects of orthographic visual complexity on detection
Previous research has suggested that reading Arabic is slower than reading Hebrew or English, even among native Arabic readers. We tested the hypothesis that at least part of the difficulty in…
The relationship between theory of mind and autobiographical memory in high-functioning autism and Asperger syndrome
The effects of word length and emotionality on hemispheric contribution to lexical decision
Metalinguistic Awareness and Reading Performance: A Cross Language Comparison
- Raphiq Ibrahim, Z. Eviatar, J. Aharon-Peretz
- LinguisticsJournal of psycholinguistic research
- 22 February 2007
It is concluded that native Arabic speakers have more difficulty in processing Arabic orthography than Hebrew monolinguals and bilinguals have in processing Hebrew orthography, and it is suggested that this is due to the additional visual complexity of Arabic Orthography.
Cross-language tests of hemispheric strategies in reading nonwords.
- Z. Eviatar
- Psychology, LinguisticsNeuropsychology
- 1 October 1999
Four experiments explored the effects of specific language characteristics on hemispheric functioning in reading nonwords using a lateralized trigram identification task using nonsense consonant-vowel-consonant trigrams, suggesting differences result from orthographic and morphological differences between the languages.