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ESSAY: MIRRORWRITING
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................3CASE STUDY.................................................................................................................................3DISCUSSION..................................................................................................................................3CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................5REFERENCES................................................................................................................................6
INTRODUCTIONMirror writing is referred to as the writing of letters and sentences in a reverse direction.Such sentences seem to be normal when they are viewed in the mirror. There are two types ofmirror writing which can be classified into simple form and simple graphemes. The words rumfrom right to left. Mirror writing is experienced to be in healthy individuals. Mirror writing isconsidered to be normal among children who are young and brain damaged adults. This studywill help in critically analysing the neuropsychological disorder related with mirror writing. Ithelps in demonstrating the theories and models linked with mirror writing.CASE STUDYG.F. is a retired 68 years old Italian man. He was a left-handed person, but was forced towrite from the right hand. At the age of 66, on July 2006, it was discovered that G.F. was facingdifficulty in manifesting right sight side motor. This is due to spontaneous intra- cerebralhematoma in left nucleo capsular. Neuropsychological examination states that there are no visualdefects. In writing task various allographic and para graphic errors were evident. The patientseems to not recognize the writing in a wrong direction. After 2 years, G.F. has been recoveredfrom the social and personal autonomy. The MR scan of the patients showed dyshomogeneousT1 and T2 lesions in left thalamus. The former neuropsychological examination revealed that thepatient is suffering from spatial disorientation. G.F. has to go through divided attention andcognitive flexibility. G.F. has automatically started writing in mirror image. G.F. was well awareabout his reversed writing. He assumed that this is the natural way of writing style for the lefthand writers. Later, G.F. tends to write correctly from left to right direction with the performedletters. He was only conducting one mirror error. He was writing all the digits of the clock in themirrored fashion way by effective preserving the position of digits on the clock but on theinverted manner. It was not the same when the clock was dawn with the use of right hand.DISCUSSIONPortex, Hélin, Ponce & Foulin, (2018) said that, mirror writing is referred to as thewriting of letters and sentences in a reverse direction, such sentences seem to be normal whenthey are viewed in the mirror. G.F. Did not tend to show any mirror errors from the right handand also did not make any mirror errors at the time of reading.McIntosh, Hillary, Brennan &Lechowicz, (2018) established the fact that, mirror writing tends to occur after left hemispherelesions. G.F. did not make any right – left disorientation in non- verbal task. G.F wrote
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