Relevant Publications

Cornelissen, P.L., Kringelbach, M.L., Ellis, A.W., Whitney, C., Holliday, I.E. and Hansen, P.C. (2009) Activation of the left inferior frontal gyrus in the first 200 ms of reading: evidence from magnetoencephalography (MEG). Plos One  doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0005359.g001. [PDF]

Cornelissen, P.L. (2009) Visual word recognition: Insights from MEG and implications for developmentl dyslexia. In K. Pugh & P. McCardle (Eds.) How children learn to read. New York: Psychology Press, Taylor & Francis Group.


Koyama, M.S., Hansen, P.C. and Stein, J.F. (2008) Logographic Kanji versus phonographic Kana in literacy acquisition: how important are visual and phonological skills? Ann N Y Acad Sci., 1145, 41-55. [PDF]

Whitney, C. & Cornelissen, P.L. (2008) SERIOL reading. Special Issue of Language and Cognitive Processes, 23, 143-164. [PDF]


Kujala, J., Pammer, K., Cornelissen, P.L., Roebroeck, P., Formisano, E., Salmelin, R. (2007) Phase coupling in a cerebro-cerebellar network at 8-13Hz during reading. Cerebral Cortex, 17, 1476-1485. [PDF]

Solan, H.A., Shelley-Tremblay, J.F., Hansen, P.C. and Larson, S. (2007) Is There a Common Linkage Among Reading Comprehension, Visual Attention, and Magnocellular Processing? Journal of Learning Disabilities, 40(3), 270-278. [PDF]

Reid, A.A., Szczerbinski, M., Iskierka-Kasperek, E. and Hansen, P.C. (2007) Cognitive profiles of adult developmental dyslexics: theoretical implications. Dyslexia, 13(1), 1-24. [PDF]


Pammer, K., Hansen, P., Holliday, I. & Cornelissen, P.L. (2006) Attentional shifting and the role of the dorsal pathway in visual word recognition. Neuropsychologia, 44 (14), 2926-2936. [PDF]

White, S., Milne, E., Rosen, S., Hansen, P., Swettenham, J., Frith, U. and Ramus, F. (2006) The Role of Sensorimotor Impairments in Dyslexia: a Multiple Case Study of Dyslexic Children. Developmental Science, 9(3), 237-269. [PDF]

Kinsey, K., Hansen, P.C. and Chase, C.H. (2006) Dorsal Stream Associations with Orthographic and Phonological Processing. Neuroreport, 17(3), 335-9. [PDF]


Pammer, K., Lavis, R., Cooper, C. Hansen, P.C., Cornelissen, P.L. (2005) Symbol-string sensitivity and adult performance in lexical decision. Brain and Language. 94(3), 278-296. [PDF]

Cornelissen, P.L. (2005) Special Issue: Visual Factors in Reading. Journal of Research in Reading. 28 (3), 209-215.

Whitney, C. and Cornelissen, P.L. (2005) Letter-position encoding and dyslexia. Journal of Research in Reading. 28(3), 274-301. [PDF]

Pammer, K., Hansen, P.C., Kringelbach, M.L., Holliday, I.E., Barnes, G., Hillebrand, A., Singh, K.D.,  Cornelissen, P.L. (2004) Visual word recognition: the first half second. Neuroimage 22(4):1819-1825. [PDF]

Pammer, K., Lavis, R., Hansen, P.C., Cornelissen, P.L. (2004) Symbol string sensitivity and children's reading. Brain and Language, 89: 601-610. [PDF]

Pammer, K., Lavis, R., Cornelissen, P.L. (2004) Visual encoding mechanisms and their relationship to text presentation preference.  Dyslexia, 10: 77-94. [PDF]

Kinsey, K., Rose, M., Hansen, P., Richardson, A. and Stein, J. (2004) Magnocellular mediated visual-spatial attention and reading ability. Neuroreport 15(14):2215-2218. [PDF]

Solan, H.A., Shelley-Tremblay, J., Hansen, P.C., Silverman, M.E., Larson, S. and Ficarra, A. (2004) M-cell deficit and reading disability: a preliminary study of the effects of temporal vision-processing therapy. Optometry. 2004 Oct;75(10):640-650.


Solan HA, Hansen PC, Shelley-Tremblay J & Ficarra A. (2003) Coherent Motion Threshold Measurements for M-cell Deficit Differ for Above- and Below-Average Readers. Optometry, 74(11):727-734.

Cornelissen, PL, Tarkiainen, A, Salmelin, R (2003) Cortical effects of shifting letter position in letter strings of varying length. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 15(5):731-746. [PDF]

Rosner BS, Talcott JB, Witton C, Hogg JD, Richardson AJR, Hansen PC & Stein JF. (2003) The Perception of 'Sine-wave Speech' by Adults with Developmental Dyslexia J Speech Lang Hear Res. 46(1):68-79. [PDF]

Sigmundsson H, Hansen PC & Talcott JB. (2003) Do "clumsy" children have visual deficits? Behav Brain Res. 139(1-2):123-9. [PDF]


Talcott JB, Witton C, Hebb GS, Stoodley CJ, Westwood EA, France SJ, Hansen PC & Stein JF. (2002) On the Relationship between Dynamic Visual and Auditory Processing and Literacy Skills; Results from a Large Primary-school Study. Dyslexia, 8(4):204-225. [PDF]

France SJ, Rosner BS, Hansen PC, Calvin C, Talcott JB, Richardson AJ & Stein JF. (2002) Auditory Frequency Discrimination in Adult Developmental Dyslexics. Percept & Psychophys 64(2): 169-79. [PDF]

Milne E, Swettenham J, Hansen PC, Campbell R, Jeffries H & Plaisted K. (2002) High Motion Coherence Thresholds in Children with Autism. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 43(2): 255-263 [PDF]

Tarkiainen A, Cornelissen PL, Salmelin R (2002) Dynamics of visual feature analysis and object-level processing in face vs. letter-string perception. Brain, 125: 1125-1136. [PDF]


Calvert GA, Hansen PC, Iversen SD & Brammer MJ. (2001) Detection of Audio-visual Integration Sites in Humans by Application of Electrophysiological Criteria to the BOLD Effect. Neuroimage 14(2): 427-438 [PDF]

Hansen PC, Stein JF, Orde SR, Winter JL & Talcott JB. (2001) Are Dyslexics' Visual Deficits Limited to Measures of Dorsal Stream Function? NeuroReport 12: 1527-1530 [PDF]


Talcott JB, Witton C, McClean M, Hansen PC, Rees A, Green GGR & Stein JF. (2000) Dynamic Sensory Sensitivity and Childrens' Word Decoding Skills Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA), 97: 2952-2957 [PDF]

Talcott JB, Hansen PC, Assoku EL & Stein JF. (2000) Visual Motion Sensitivity in Dyslexia: Evidence for Temporal and Energy Integration Deficits. Neuropsychologia, 38: 935-943 [PDF]


Helenius P, Tarkiainen A, Cornelissen P, Hansen PC & Salmelin R. (1999). Dissociation of Normal Feature Analysis and Deficient Processing of Letter-Strings in Dyslexic Adults Cerebral Cortex, 9:476-483 [PDF]

Tarkiainen A, Helenius P, Hansen PC, Cornelissen PL & Salmelin R. (1999) Dynamics of Letter String Perception in the Human Occipitotemporal Cortex. Brain , 122: 2119-2131 (1999) [PDF]

Talcott JB, Witton C, McClean M, Hansen PC, Rees A, Green GG & Stein JF. (1999) Can sensitivity to auditory frequency modulation predict children's phonological and reading skills? Neuroreport. 1999 10(10):2045-50. [PDF]


Cornelissen PL, Hansen PC, Gilchrist I, Cormack F, Essex J & Frankish C. (1998) Coherent Motion Detection and Letter Position Encoding. Vision Research. 38 (14) 2181-2191 [PDF]

Talcott JB, Hansen PC, Willis-Owen C, McKinnell IW, Richardson AJ & Stein JF. (1998) Visual Temporal Processing in Adult Dyslexics: Evidence for M-Pathway Dysfunction. Neuro-Ophthalmology. 20 (4) 187-201

Cornelissen PL & Hansen PC. (1998) Motion Detection, Letter Position Encoding and Single Word Reading. Annals of Dyslexia, Volume XLVIII, 29-62 [PDF]

Witton C, Talcott JB, Hansen PC, Richardson AJR, Griffiths TD, Rees A, Stein JF & Green GGR. (1998) Sensitivity to Dynamic Auditory and Visual Stimuli Predicts Nonword Reading Ability in Both Dyslexics and Normal Readers. Current Biology. 8 (14) 791-797 [PDF]

Cornelissen PL, Hansen PC, Hutton JL, Evangelinou V & Stein JF. (1998) Magnocellular Visual Function and Children's Single Word Reading Vision Research. 38 (3) 471-482 [PDF]


McAnally KI, Hansen PC, Cornelissen PL & Stein JF. (1997) The Effect of Time and Frequency Manipulation on Syllable Perception in Developmental Dyslexics. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 40(4), 912-24 [PDF]


Cornelissen PL, Hansen PC, Bradley L & Stein JF. (1996) Analysis of Perceptual Confusions Between 9 Sets of Consonant-Vowel Sounds in Normal and Dyslexic Adults. Cognition, 59, 275-306. [PDF]

and earlier

Cornelissen, P.L., Richardson, A.J., Mason, A.J., & Stein J.F. (1995) Contrast sensitivity and coherent motion detection measured at photopic luminance levels in dyslexics and controls. Vision Research, 35(10), 1483-1494 .[PDF]

Cornelissen, P.L., Bradley, L., Fowler, M.S. & Stein J.F., (1994) What children see affects how they spell. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 36, 716-726.[PDF]

Mason, A.J., Cornelissen, P.L., Fowler, M.S. & Stein J.F. (1993) Static and flicker contrast sensitivity in children with unstable visual direction sense. Clinical Vision Science, 8(4), 345-353.[PDF]

Cornelissen, P.L., Munro, N.A.R., Fowler, M.S. & Stein J.F. (1993) The stability of binocular fixation during reading in adults and children. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 35, 777-787.[PDF]  

Cornelissen, P.L., Bradley, L., Fowler, M.S. & Stein J.F., (1992) Covering one eye affects how some children read. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 34, 296-303.[PDF

Cornelissen, P.L., Bradley, L., Fowler, M.S. & Stein J.F., (1991) What children see affects how they read. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 33, 755-762.[PDF]

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