The evolution of pure alexia: a longitudinal study of recovery.

@article{Behrmann1990TheEO,
  title={The evolution of pure alexia: a longitudinal study of recovery.},
  author={Marlene Behrmann and Sandra E. Black and Daniel Bub},
  journal={Brain and language},
  year={1990},
  volume={39 3},
  pages={
          405-27
        }
}
This case report documents the partial recovery, over a 12-month period, of pure alexia in an adult female following a left occipital infarction. Measures of speed and accuracy were obtained on an oral reading and a lexical decision task immediately postonset and then on 10 subsequent occasions. Explicit letter-by-letter reading was observed only during the… CONTINUE READING