Hemispheric asymmetries in visual word-form processing: Progress, conflict, and evaluating theories

Chad J. Marsolek, Rebecca G. Deason

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Abstract

The ubiquitous left-hemisphere advantage in visual word processing can be accounted for in different ways. Competing theories have been tested recently using cAsE-aLtErNaTiNg words to investigate boundary conditions for the typical effect. We briefly summarize this research and examine the disagreements and commonalities across the theoretical perspectives. This work may provide a good example why a multi-level, multi-method, and multi-paradigm approach holds the greatest promise for rapid theoretical progress.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)304-307
Number of pages4
JournalBrain and Language
Volume103
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2007

Keywords

  • Case alternation
  • Categories
  • Exemplars
  • Functional hemispheric asymmetries
  • Visual word recognition

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