Tag Archives: reading

How do we navigate a world with deep temporal structure?

simulated behavioural responses during reading

Navigating our dynamic but structured environment is an essential part of everyday life. For example, when reading this sentence, we pre-empt the context and purpose based on our internal representation of the world and actively sample it

A vision trap: blind areas create confounding effects in studies of complex processes like reading

Local areas of damage to the brain can create very specific problems in visual perception, which appear to affect one type of function but leave many others intact. Understanding what kind of processes could be affected that

The importance of parents in children’s reading skills

Home literacy environment explains between 12 and 18.5 % of the variance of children’s language skills. Although most authors agree that children whose parents encourage them to read tend to develop better and earlier reading skills, some authors

Selectivity in acquired prosopagnosia

Face recognition is a special skill at which most humans are adept. Whether this also means that it involves special resources in the human brain has been debated for many years. A lot of the evidence in