More than words: a common neural basis for reading and naming deficits in developmental dyslexia?

@article{McCrory2005MoreTW,
  title={More than words: a common neural basis for reading and naming deficits in developmental dyslexia?},
  author={Eamon J McCrory and Andrea Mechelli and U. Frith and Cathy J. Price},
  journal={Brain : a journal of neurology},
  year={2005},
  volume={128 Pt 2},
  pages={261-7}
}
Dyslexic individuals show subtle impairments in naming pictures of objects in addition to their difficulties with reading. The present study investigated whether word reading and picture naming deficits in developmental dyslexia can be reduced to a common neurological impairment. Eight dyslexic subjects, impaired on measures of reading, spelling and naming speed, were matched for age and general ability with 10 control subjects. Participants were scanned using PET during two experimental… CONTINUE READING
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