Dyslexia, Learning, and the Brain
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Dyslexia, Learning, and the Brain

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Published by The MIT Press .
Written in English


  • Clinical & Internal Medicine,
  • Neuropsychology,
  • Neuroscience,
  • Medical / Neuroscience,
  • Medical,
  • Psychology

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages448
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10237421M
ISBN 100262140993
ISBN 109780262140997

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A unique overview of research on dyslexia and an account of the underlying causes at cognitive, brain, and neural system levels that provides a framework for significant progress in the understanding of dyslexia and other related learning disabilities/5. Dyslexia, Learning, and the Brain, makes a unique and significant contribution by reviewing this huge literature. But more importantly, this text stands out among most others in the area, by presenting alternative science-based theories in a coherent manner, and interweaving them with some of the commonly accepted ideas in cognitive neuroscience/5(3). Most brain research into dyslexia and reading focuses on dyslexic children and adults who are also struggling readers. Often, brain scan technology is used to observe differences in brain function when compared either to same-age individuals who are good readers, or to younger, nondyslexic subjects who read at the same level. The Dyslexic Advantage: Unlocking the Hidden Potential of the Dyslexic Brain Paperback – J by Brock L. Eide M.D. M.A. (Author), Fernette F. Eide M.D. (Author) out of 5 stars ratings. See all 13 formats and editions. Hide other formats and editions. Audible Audiobook, Unabridged. MP3 CD, Audiobook, MP3 Audio, by:

Book Review: Overcoming Dyslexia Title. Overcoming Dyslexia: A New and Complete Science-Based Program for Reading Problems at Any Level. About the Author “Yale neuroscientist Shaywitz demystifies the roots of dyslexia (a neurologically based reading difficulty affecting one in five children) and offers parents and educators hope that children with reading problems can be on: Colorado Springs, The Dyslexic Advantage: Unlocking the HiddenPotential of the Dyslexic Brain by: Brock L. Eide While much of the literature focuses on the struggles of the dyslexic learner, this is a book that examines the way in which the brain differences at the root of reading difficulties are differences that offer people a unique perspective on the world. Dyslexia is a brain-based type of learning disability that specifically impairs a person's ability to read. These individuals typically read at levels significantly lower than expected despite having normal intelligence. Although the disorder varies from person to person, common characteristics among people with dyslexia are difficulty with phonological processing (the manipulation of sounds. The language is lucid, concise, and non-technical. Vail’s main focus is on the early years of school in identifying dyslexia and seeking out help. This book is a great tool for parents who want to learn more about how dyslexia affects their child. Learning Styles: Food for Thought and Practical Tips for Teachers K Priscilla L. Vail.

Dyslexia research has made dramatic progress since the mids. Once discounted asa "middle-class myth," dyslexia is now the subject of a complex--and confusing--body oftheoretical and empirical research. In Dyslexia, Learning, and the Brain, leading dyslexiaresearchers Roderick Nicolson and Angela Fawcett provide a uniquely broad and coherent analysis ofdyslexia theory. Get this from a library! Dyslexia, learning, and the brain. [Rod Nicolson; Angela Fawcett] -- "In Dyslexia, Learning, and the Brain, leading dyslexia researchers Rod Nicolson and Angela Fawcett provide a uniquely broad and coherent analysis of dyslexia theory. Unlike most dyslexia research. Overcoming Dyslexia, by Sally Shaywitz: The landmark book chronicling the research done at Yale University on dyslexia that shows dyslexia is a different wiring in the brain. Too many people misunderstand dyslexia and this is one of the best books on getting the . This short book gives the reader an insight into the dyslexic brain. Learn about the neurobiology of Dyslexia as well as the fantastic skills that sometimes coexist alongside dyslexia! This little book makes the case that dyslexia is miraculous since it transcends the laws of nature and words differently than neurotypical brains. 70 pages, : Junior Learning.