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Dyslexia, Learning, and the Brain

Roderick Nicolson and Angela Fawcett

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262140997
eISBN:
9780262280662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262140997.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

Dyslexia research has made dramatic progress since the mid-1980s. Once discounted as a “middle-class myth,” dyslexia is now the subject of a complex—and confusing—body of theoretical and empirical ... More


DEFICIENT ANCHORING—A POTENTIAL LINK BETWEEN PERCEPTUAL AND COGNITIVE DIFFICULTIES AMONG INDIVIDUALS WITH DYSLEXIA

Karen Banai and Merav Ahissar

in Cognitive Neuroscience, Development, and Psychopathology: Typical and Atypical Developmental Trajectories of Attention

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195315455
eISBN:
9780199979066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315455.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Different theoretical accounts of dyslexia have been proposed over the years, but none of the available accounts satisfactorily deals with the co-occurrence of perceptual deficits in many individuals ... More


Phonological deficits and developmental language impairments: evidence from connectionist models

Marc F. Joanisse

in Neuroconstructivism Volume Two: Perspectives and Prospects

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198529934
eISBN:
9780191689727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529934.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines what might be some of the causes of the language impairments observed in children with specific language impairments (SLI). These are children who appear to function in the ... More


Dyslexia in 2006

Roderick I. Nicolson and Angela J. Fawcett

in Dyslexia, Learning, and the Brain

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262140997
eISBN:
9780262280662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262140997.003.0007
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter discusses the state of dyslexia research in 2006. It reviews the strengths and limitations of the phonological deficit framework and considers what insights the new millennium has ... More


Theoretical Explanations of Developmental Dyslexia

Roderick I. Nicolson and Angela J. Fawcett

in Dyslexia, Learning, and the Brain

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262140997
eISBN:
9780262280662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262140997.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter provides a brief overview of the major theories of the underlying causes of developmental dyslexia. First, it presents three cognitive level explanations: the phonological deficit ... More


Written Spelling in Spanish-Speaking Children with Dyslexia

Francisca Serrano and Sylvia Defior

in Writing Development in Children with Hearing Loss, Dyslexia, or Oral Language Problems: Implications for Assessment and Instruction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199827282
eISBN:
9780190231781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827282.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter explores spelling difficulties at the word level in Spanish-speaking children with dyslexia, testing the influence of the Spanish orthographic code complexities (PGC complex ... More


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