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Flickering Screens May Help Children With Reading and Writing Difficulties
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.
Dyslexia: When Spelling Problems Impair Writing Acquisition
When children cannot quickly and accurately write letters, they also have problems with spelling and written language.
Team Finds Brain Mechanism that Automatically Links Objects in our Minds
Scientists map the part of the brain that "links" similar objects, leading to new insights about how the brain processes information out of context.
Eye Movements of Those with Dyslexia Reveal Inefficient Reading Strategies
Using eye-tracking technology, researchers find that people with dyslexia have a profoundly different and much more difficult way of sampling visual information.
High Risk of Dyslexia? Self-Confidence is Key
Confidence in their own abilities can help kids overcome difficulties with dyslexia.
Read to Succeed -- in Math
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.
Infants Capable of Complex Babble May Grow into Stronger Readers
Infants' early speech production may predict their later literacy, according to a study from Florida State University.
Children With Dyslexia Show Stronger Emotional Responses
Dyslexia is much more complex than just a weakness in reading skills.
Reading Through a Visual Dictionary in the Brain
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.
Less than Ideal Start in Life: What Next?
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.
Humans are Born with Brains 'Prewired' to See Words
Humans are born with a part of the brain that is prewired to be receptive to seeing words and letters, setting the stage at birth for people to learn how to read, a new study suggests.
Heavy TV and Computer Use Impacts Children’s Academic Results
A new study reveals an association between heavy television use and poorer reading performance, as well as, between heavy computer use and poorer numeracy.