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Reconciling strong genetic and strong environmental influences on individual differences and deficits in reading ability
Colorado University at Boulder.
University of New England, Australia.
Linköping University, Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Teaching and Learning in School, Teacher Education and other Educational Settings. Linköping University, Faculty of Educational Sciences.
2009 (English)In: How children learn to read: Current issues and new directions in the integration of cognition, neurobiology, and genetics of reading and dyslexia research and practice, New York: Psychology Press , 2009, 1, 215-233 p.Chapter in book (Other academic)
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This book brings together in one volume information about the neurobiological, genetic, and behavioral bases of reading and reading disabilities. In recent years, research on assessment and treatment of reading disability (dyslexia) has become a magnet for the application of new techniques and technologies from neuroscience, cognitive psychology, and cognitive neuroscience. This interdisciplinary fusion has yielded numerous and diverse findings regarding the brain basis of this syndrome, which are discussed in this volume by leading researchers. Intervention approaches based on such research are presented. The book also calls for research in specific directions, to encourage the field to continue moving into the bold frontier of how the brain reads.

The volume is essential reading for a range of researchers, clinicians, and other professionals interested in reading and reading disability, and also commemorates the tenth anniversary of the Extraordinary Brain Conferences hosted by The Dyslexia Foundation.

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New York: Psychology Press , 2009, 1. 215-233 p.
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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-20286ISBN: 978-1-84872-843-1ISBN: 184-87-2843-3OAI: diva2:233755
Available from: 2009-09-02 Created: 2009-09-02 Last updated: 2013-04-30Bibliographically approved

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