Perceptual consequences of a temporal processing deficit in reading disabled children.

Abstract

Recent research suggests that some children who are reading disabled exhibit sensory deficits associated with poor temporal processing. The performance of disabled readers on various perceptual tasks is consistent with a temporal processing deficit hypothesis. Visual masking paradigms were utilized to obtain direct measures of the temporal aspects of processing in normal and disabled readers, and showed that the visual processing of disabled readers is characterized by a longer integration time and a slower processing rate for both simple and word-like stimuli. Image blurring, which reduces the contrast of high spatial frequencies, reestablished normal temporal processing of words in disabled readers.

Statistics

01020'96'98'00'02'04'06'08'10'12'14'16
Citations per Year

80 Citations

Semantic Scholar estimates that this publication has 80 citations based on the available data.

See our FAQ for additional information.

Cite this paper

@article{Williams1990PerceptualCO, title={Perceptual consequences of a temporal processing deficit in reading disabled children.}, author={Morwenna C Williams and Katrien Lecluyse}, journal={Journal of the American Optometric Association}, year={1990}, volume={61 2}, pages={111-21} }