Dysfunction of the auditory thalamus in developmental dyslexia.

@article{Daz2012DysfunctionOT,
  title={Dysfunction of the auditory thalamus in developmental dyslexia.},
  author={Bego{\~n}a D{\'i}az and Florian Hintz and Stefan J. Kiebel and Katharina von Kriegstein},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  year={2012},
  volume={109 34},
  pages={
          13841-6
        }
}
Developmental dyslexia, a severe and persistent reading and spelling impairment, is characterized by difficulties in processing speech sounds (i.e., phonemes). Here, we test the hypothesis that these phonological difficulties are associated with a dysfunction of the auditory sensory thalamus, the medial geniculate body (MGB). By using functional MRI, we found that, in dyslexic adults, the MGB responded abnormally when the task required attending to phonemes compared with other speech features… CONTINUE READING
Tweets
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 31 times. VIEW TWEETS

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 27 CITATIONS

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 58 REFERENCES

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…