To see but not to read; the magnocellular theory of dyslexia.

@article{Stein1997ToSB,
  title={To see but not to read; the magnocellular theory of dyslexia.},
  author={John F. Stein and Vincent Walsh},
  journal={Trends in neurosciences},
  year={1997},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={147-52}
}
Developmental dyslexics often complain that small letters appear to blur and move around when they are trying to read. Anatomical, electrophysiological, psychophysical and brain-imaging studies have all contributed to elucidating the functional organization of these and other visual confusions. They emerge not from damage to a single visual relay but from abnormalities of the magnocellular component of the visual system, which is specialized for processing fast temporal information. The m… CONTINUE READING
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