PLoS ONE volume 9, issue 5, Pe98386 2014 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0098386 View full text
Liwei King Blackburne, Marianna D. Eddy, Priya Kalra, Debbie Yee, Pawan Sinha, John D. E. Gabrieli

Abstract: Children often make letter reversal errors when first learning to read and write, even for letters whose reversed forms do not appear in normal print. However, the brain basis of such letter reversal in children learning to read is unknown. The present study compared the neuroanatomical correlates (via functional magnetic resonance imaging) and the electrophysiological correlates (via event-related potentials or ERPs) of this phenomenon in children, ages 5–12, relative to young adults. When viewing reversed le…

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