TITLE

Binocularity and Reading

AUTHOR(S)
Brod, Nathan; Hamilton, David
PUB. DATE
November 1973
SOURCE
Journal of Learning Disabilities;Nov1973, Vol. 6 Issue 9, p574
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A relationship between binocularity and reading was developed in terms of the recognition function in reading. A sample of 162 fifth grade students in a parochial school were divided into good, average, and poor readers on the basis of a standardized reading test. A II subjects were given an oral reading test under a control condition and two conditions of binocular disturbance. The two experimental conditions differed in the location of an aniseikonic lens, one on the right eye the other on the left Change in the number of errors from the control condition was used as a measure of disturbance of reading performance. The results offered evidence for a relationship between binocular instabilities and reading performance.
ACCESSION #
19140379

 

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