LITERAL ALEXIA By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 a condition which results in an inability to recognize individual letters or numbers. Confusion between unique pieces of data can also arise. LITERAL ALEXIA: "Confusion and misconstrued sentences typically arise from literal alexia." Related Psychology Terms GRAPHANESTHESIA ASYLLABIA ENCEPHALOPSY LEGASTHENIA CRYPTARITHMETIC VERBAL ALEXIA PURE ALEXIA CONFUSION VERBAL LEARNING ATTENTIONAL DYSLEXIA Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "LITERAL ALEXIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/literal-alexia/ (accessed October 18, 2021).