Pre-orthographic character string processing and parietal cortex: a role for visual attention in reading?

@article{Lobier2012PreorthographicCS,
  title={Pre-orthographic character string processing and parietal cortex: a role for visual attention in reading?},
  author={Muriel A. Lobier and Carole Peyrin and Jean-François Le Bas and Sylviane Valdois},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={2012},
  volume={50 9},
  pages={2195-204}
}
The visual front-end of reading is most often associated with orthographic processing. The left ventral occipito-temporal cortex seems to be preferentially tuned for letter string and word processing. In contrast, little is known of the mechanisms responsible for pre-orthographic processing: the processing of character strings regardless of character type. While the superior parietal lobule has been shown to be involved in multiple letter processing, further data is necessary to extend these… CONTINUE READING
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