Neural Representations of Visual Words and Objects: A Functional MRI Study on the Modularity of Reading and Object Processing

@article{Borowsky2007NeuralRO,
  title={Neural Representations of Visual Words and Objects: A Functional MRI Study on the Modularity of Reading and Object Processing},
  author={Ron Borowsky and Carrie Esopenko and Jacqueline Cummine and Gordon E. Sarty},
  journal={Brain Topography},
  year={2007},
  volume={20},
  pages={89-96}
}
There have been several studies supporting the notion of a ventral-dorsal distinction in the primate cortex for visual object processing, whereby the ventral stream specializes in object identification, and the dorsal stream is engaged during object localization and interaction. There is also a growing body of evidence supporting a ventral stream that specializes in lexical (i.e., whole-word) reading, and a dorsal stream that is engaged during sub-lexical reading (i.e., phonetic decoding). Here… 
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