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Neural Plasticity in Lower- and Higher-Level Visual Cortex Processing

Abstract Perceptual learning by means of coherent motion training paradigms has been shown to produce plasticity in lower and higher-level visual systems within the human occipital lobe both supra- and subliminally. However, efficiency of training methods that produce consolidation in the visual system via coherent motion has yet to be experimentally determined. Furthermore, the effects of coherent motion training on reading comprehension, in clinical and normal populations, are still nascent. In the present study, 20 participants were randomly assigned to one of four experimental conditions. Two conditions had a participation requirement of four days while two conditions required eight days of participation. These conditions were further divided in... (more)
Created Date 2013
Contributor Groth, Anthony (Author) / Nanez, Jose E. (Advisor) / Hall, Deborah (Committee member) / Risko, Evan F. (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Psychology / Cognitive psychology / Neurosciences / Dot Motion / Plasticity / Reading / Training
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 33 pages
Language English
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Note M.S. Psychology 2013
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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