The impact of progressive semantic loss on reading aloud.

@article{McKay2007TheIO,
  title={The impact of progressive semantic loss on reading aloud.},
  author={Adam McKay and Anne Castles and Chris Irwin Davis and Greg Savage},
  journal={Cognitive neuropsychology},
  year={2007},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={162-86}
}
The role of semantics in reading aloud remains controversial. To explore this issue, the current study examined the impact of semantic loss on reading-aloud performance in 7 patients with semantic dementia. The results revealed a heterogenous pattern of reading difficulties. Of the patients, 2 selectively made errors on inconsistent words (i.e., surface dyslexia), 4 had a generalized reading deficit with increased errors on consistent words, inconsistent words, and nonwords, while the remaining… CONTINUE READING

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