The Interactive Account of ventral occipitotemporal contributions to reading

@inproceedings{Price2011TheIA,
  title={The Interactive Account of ventral occipitotemporal contributions to reading},
  author={Cathy J. Price and Joseph T. Devlin},
  booktitle={Trends in Cognitive Sciences},
  year={2011}
}
The ventral occipitotemporal cortex (vOT) is involved in the perception of visually presented objects and written words. The Interactive Account of vOT function is based on the premise that perception involves the synthesis of bottom-up sensory input with top-down predictions that are generated automatically from prior experience. We propose that vOT integrates visuospatial features abstracted from sensory inputs with higher level associations such as speech sounds, actions and meanings. In… CONTINUE READING
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