Alexia

Known as: Alexias, Text blindness, Word blindness 
An acquired type of sensory aphasia where damage to the brain leads to the loss of the ability to read. [HPO:probinson]
National Institutes of Health

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1935-2018
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
Reading systematically activates the left lateral occipitotemporal sulcus, at a site known as the visual word form area (VWFA… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Functional neuroimaging and studies of brain-damaged patients made it possible to delineate the main components of the cerebral… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
According to a simple anatomical and functional model of word reading, letters displayed in one hemifield are first analysed… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The first steps in the process of reading a printed word belong to the domain of visual object perception. They culminate in a… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Converging evidence indicates a functional disruption in the neural systems for reading in adults with dyslexia. We… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
We investigated single-word reading in normal subjects and patients with alexia following a left occipital infarct, using PET… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Recent functional imaging and neurophysiologic studies indicate that the occipital cortex may play a role in Braille reading in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Standard accounts of pure alexia have favoured the view that this acquired disorder of reading arises from damage to a left… (More)
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
The behavioral and anatomic correlates of pure alexia were analyzed in 16 patients. Right homonymous hemianopia failed to appear… (More)
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1979
Highly Cited
1979
Three dissociations were observed in a case of alexia: a disturbance of reading, without comparable disturbance of oral… (More)
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