Literacy implies convergence, with heard and read narratives directed from separate sensory pathways towards common linguistic and semantic brain systems - very 'bottom-up'. But we also actively infer, relate, remember, attend and, above all, imagine - very 'top-down'. We comment on an interesting investigation of the listening and reading brain.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology
- Experimental and Cognitive Psychology
- Cognitive Neuroscience