Cross-linguistic neuroimaging and dyslexia: A critical view

@article{Hadzibeganovic2010CrosslinguisticNA,
  title={Cross-linguistic neuroimaging and dyslexia: A critical view},
  author={Tarik Hadzibeganovic and Maurits van den Noort and Peggy Bosch and Matja{\vz} Perc and Max Coltheart},
  journal={Cortex},
  year={2010},
  volume={46},
  pages={1312-1316}
}
Recent neuro-cognitive theories of dyslexia presume that all dyslexics have the same type of brain abnormality irrespective of the particular writing system their language uses. In this article, we indicate how this presumption is inconsistent with cross-linguistic investigations of reading and dyslexia. There are two main issues. First, the information-processing requirements of reading vary greatly across different orthographies. Second, it is known that even within a single orthography there… CONTINUE READING

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