Using Cognitive Neuroscience to Examine the Brain Basis of Pre-Reading Skills in Kindergarten Children and Subtypes of Risk for Dyslexia: Toward MRI and EEG Prediction of Reading Outcomes.

Norton, Elizabeth.

Abstract: Each child must build a reading brain by developing accuracy and speed in the multiple cognitive and linguistic processes required for reading, as well as the ability to integrate these processes for efficient comprehension. A weakness in any component of the brain's "reading circuit" can cause dyslexia, defined as an unexpected difficulty learning to read. In order to prevent the negati... read more

Tufts University. Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Development.
Tufts University. Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development.
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