Two different readers in the same brain after a posterior callosal lesion.

@inproceedings{Michel1996TwoDR,
  title={Two different readers in the same brain after a posterior callosal lesion.},
  author={Franc̦ois Michel and M. Bensignor-Le Henaff and James Intriligator},
  year={1996}
}
Two different types of reading, one in each hemifield, were exhibited by a patient with a lesion of the posterior half of the corpus callosum. The patient read normally when words and non-words were presented to his right visual field. However, with left visual field presentations, the patient could not read non-words and vocalized real words very slowly, especially abstract words, inflected verbs and function words. He often replaced concrete words by semantic associates. Such an abnormal… CONTINUE READING

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