An investigation of some sensory and refractive visual factors in dyslexia

@article{Evans1994AnIO,
  title={An investigation of some sensory and refractive visual factors in dyslexia},
  author={Bruce J. W. Evans and Neville Drasdo and Ian L. Richards},
  journal={Vision Research},
  year={1994},
  volume={34},
  pages={1913-1926}
}
The role of visual factors in dyslexia has been a long-standing source of controversy. Recent research has suggested that there may be a deficit of the transient visual subsystem in dyslexia. The evidence for this hypothesis comes principally from investigations of spatial and temporal contrast sensitivity and visual persistence. This evidence is reviewed and it is noted that previous work has never applied two of these purported "tests of transient function" to the same subject group. The… CONTINUE READING

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