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Defining Dyslexia

Is it a distinct disorder or a problem of degree?

July 1, 1992 — John Rennie

Misreading Dyslexia

Researchers debate the causes and prevalence of the disorder

August 1, 1995 — Billy Tashman

Sounding Out Dyslexia

Exercising auditory regions helps to rewire the brain

April 1, 2008 — Sandy Fritz

It's all Chinese to me: Dyslexia has big differences in English and Chinese

Chinese dyslexia may be much more complex than the English variety, according to a new paper published online today in Current Biology . English speakers who have developmental dyslexia usually don't have trouble recognizing letters visually, but rather just have a hard time connecting them to their sounds.

October 12, 2009 — Katherine Harmon

ScienceSeeker Editor's Selections: Smokers, Dyslexia, and A Neuroscience Revolution

Here are my Science Seeker Editor's Selections for the past week:At Addiction Inbox, Dirk Hanson makes a bold statement: "It’s getting harder to interpret genetics studies, and that’s a good thing." Find out why: High-Risk Haplotypes in Smokers.G r e a t e r / l e t t e r / s p a c i n g / helps reading in dyslexia.

June 6, 2012 — Jason G. Goldman


A new model of this reading disorder emphasizes defects in the language-processing rather than the visual system. It explains why some very smart people have trouble learning to read

November 1, 1996 — Sally E. Shaywitz


Mirror writing and similar problems are usually blamed on defects in visual perception, but in truth dyslexia seems to be a complex linguistic deficiency. The remedy is proper instruction in reading

March 1, 1987 — Frank R. Vellutino

Digital Dyslexia

Neural network mimics the effects of stroke

October 1, 1991 — Paul Wallich

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