Contrasting effects of letter-spacing in alexia: further evidence that different strategies generate word length effects in reading.

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The reading behaviour of two alexic patients (SA and WH) is reported. Both patients are severely impaired at reading single words, and both show abnormally strong effects of word length when reading. These two symptoms are characteristic of letter-by-letter reading. Experiment 1 examined the pattern of errors when the patients read large and small words… (More)

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@article{Price1995ContrastingEO, title={Contrasting effects of letter-spacing in alexia: further evidence that different strategies generate word length effects in reading.}, author={Cathy J. Price and Glyn W. Humphreys}, journal={The Quarterly journal of experimental psychology. A, Human experimental psychology}, year={1995}, volume={48 3}, pages={573-97} }