Determining the reading capabilities of the right hemisphere

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dc.contributor.advisor Hines, David A. en_US
dc.contributor.author Gilchrist, James C. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-03T19:33:24Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-03T19:33:24Z
dc.date.created 1982 en_US
dc.date.issued 1982
dc.identifier LD2489.Z72 1982 .G55 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/182667
dc.description.abstract A name identity task was used to assess the language processing abilities of the right hemisphere of the brain. Ten undergraduates participated in each of three experimental conditions; nouns presented below threshold, nouns presented above threshold and verbs presented above threshold. Significant priming effects occurred when a picture of a noun or verb was presented above threshold and followed by a word which named the picture. The priming effect for nouns presented below threshold was not significant. No hemispheric asymmetries were found for the recognition of nouns or verbs.
dc.format.extent 31 leaves : ill. ; 28 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Brain -- Localization of functions. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Left and right (Psychology) en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Reading, Psychology of. en_US
dc.title Determining the reading capabilities of the right hemisphere en_US
dc.description.degree Thesis (M.A.)
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/393515 en_US


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