Children with reading and writing difficulties who are presented with text on screens with flickering white noise both read better and remember what they have read better.
Scientists map the part of the brain that "links" similar objects, leading to new insights about how the brain processes information out of context.
Using eye-tracking technology, researchers find that people with dyslexia have a profoundly different and much more difficult way of sampling visual information.
He tried to identify dyslexia based on how the brain is wired for reading. Instead he found that the way the brain is wired for reading is actually influencing math ability.
Scientists have now identified a crucial region in the temporal lobe, know as the mid-fusiform cortex, which appears to act as the brain's visual dictionary.
The early talk and communication that children experience when very young, though essential in preparing them for school, has no direct impact on their reading and writing skills by age 11.