Comparison of form and motion coherence processing in autistic spectrum disorders and dyslexia
Tsermentseli, Stella, O'Brien, Justin M. and Spencer, Janine V. (2007) Comparison of form and motion coherence processing in autistic spectrum disorders and dyslexia. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 38 (7). pp. 1201-1210. ISSN 0162-3257 (Print), 1573-3432 (Online) (doi:10.1007/s10803-007-0500-3)Full text not available from this repository.
A large body of research has reported visual perception deficits in both people with dyslexia and autistic spectrum disorders. In this study, we compared form and motion coherence detection between a group of adults with high-functioning autism, a group with Asperger’s disorder, a group with dyslexia, and a matched control group. It was found that motion detection was intact in dyslexia and Asperger. Individuals with high-functioning autism showed a general impaired ability to detect coherent form and motion. Participants with Asperger’s syndrome showed lower form coherence thresholds than the dyslexic and normally developing adults. The results are discussed with respect to the involvement of the dorsal and ventral pathways in developmental disorders.
|Additional Information:|| Published online: 22 November 2007. Published in Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, Volume 38, Issue 7, August 2008.|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||high-functioning autism, Asperger’s disorder, dyslexia, visual system, motion processing, form processing|
|Subjects:||R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC0321 Neuroscience. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry|
|School / Department / Research Groups:||School of Health & Social Care|
School of Health & Social Care > Department of Psychology & Counselling
|Last Modified:||14 May 2013 17:30|
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