The Effect of Verticality as a Stimulus Property on the Letter Discrimination of Young Children

Hyman, Joan; Cohen, S. Alan
February 1975
Journal of Learning Disabilities;Feb1975, Vol. 8 Issue 2
Academic Journal
Investigates the possibility of a causal relationship between the strength of the vertical aspect of the letter and number of reversals in young children. Categories of research on letter reversals; Stimulus properties of the letters; Relationship of visual perception to reading disabilities; Reduction of reversal errors.


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