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October 20, 2020

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Cerebral Reperfusion of Reading Network Predicts Recovery of Reading Ability After Stroke

A team of New Jersey stroke researchers has linked recovery of reading and language competence with cerebral blood flow in the left reading network. Their findings may contribute to new approaches to ...

Speech Recognition Technology Is Not a Solution for Poor Readers

Could artificial intelligence be a solution for people who cannot read well (functional illiterates) or those who cannot read at all (complete illiterates)? According to psycholinguists, speech ...

Difficulties With Audiovisual Processing Contributes to Dyslexia in Children

A neuroimaging study could help develop tests for early identification of ...

Diving Deeper Into Developmental Dyslexia

Men with dyslexia have altered structural connections between the thalamus and auditory cortex on the left side of the brain, new research reveals. The study extends similar observations of the ...

Football Players' Concussions Linked to Dyslexia Gene

A gene associated with dyslexia, a learning disorder, may make some athletes less susceptible to concussions, reports a new study. This is believed to be the first time that this gene has been ...

Scientists Use AI to Develop Better Predictions of Why Children Struggle at School

Scientists using machine learning -- a type of artificial intelligence -- with data from hundreds of children who struggle at school, identified clusters of learning difficulties which did not match ...

Link Found Between Resilience to Dyslexia and Gray Matter in the Frontal Brain

A new joint study identifies the brain mechanism that accounts for the discrepancy between low decoding skills and high reading comprehension in some children with ...

How Music Lessons Can Improve Language Skills

Researchers have found that piano lessons have a specific effect on kindergartners' ability to distinguish different pitches, which translates into an improvement in discriminating between ...

Approach Can Help English Learners Improve at Math Word Problems

Education professors have shown that a comprehension-based strategy can help English learners improve their math word-problem solving abilities. The approach boosts reading comprehension and problem ...

How Instruction Changes Brain Circuitry With Struggling Readers

Using MRI measurements of the brain's neural connections, or 'white matter,' researchers have shown that, in struggling readers, the neural circuitry strengthened -- and their reading ...

The Secret to Honing Kids' Language and Literacy

Researchers found that a child's ability to self-regulate is a critical element in childhood language and literacy development, and that the earlier they can hone these skills, the faster ...

Yes! The Brain Can Be Trained to Avoid Dyslexia, Study Suggests

The ability of the brain to synchronize with the tone and intonation of speech influences how language is processed. Study results could help design more effective activities to train the brain in ...

US Dyslexia Policies ‘ignore Scientific Evidence’, Expert Says

Many of the current US Federal and State dyslexia laws should be scrapped as they ignore scientific evidence and privilege some poor readers at the expense of huge numbers of others, according to a ...

Dyslexia Does Not Reduce Pass Rates for UK GP Licensing Exam

A study has found that UK GPs who declare dyslexia prior to taking the AKT are just as likely to pass the knowledge component of the licensing exam as their counterparts. Candidates who declared ...

Infant Brain Responses Predict Reading Speed in Secondary School

A new study has found that the brain responses of infants with an inherited risk for dyslexia, a specific reading disability, predict their future reading speed in secondary ...

Mu­sic and Nat­ive Lan­guage In­ter­act in the Brain

The brain's auditory system can be shaped by exposure to different auditory environments, such as native language and musical training, according to new research. The results suggest that ...

Dyslexia: When Spelling Problems Impair Writing Acquisition

Dyslexia is a learning difficulty which affects the ability to adopt the automatic reflexes needed to read and write. Several studies have sought to identify the source of the problems encountered by ...

How to Detect the Risk of Dyslexia Before Learning to Read

Almost 10 percent of the world population suffers dyslexia. Establishing an early diagnosis would allow the development of training programs to palliate this disorder. We now may be nearer to ...

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