Enhanced activation of the left inferior frontal gyrus in deaf and dyslexic adults during rhyming

@inproceedings{MacSweeney2009EnhancedAO,
  title={Enhanced activation of the left inferior frontal gyrus in deaf and dyslexic adults during rhyming},
  author={Mair{\'e}ad MacSweeney and Michael J. Brammer and Dafydd Waters and Usha Goswami},
  booktitle={Brain : a journal of neurology},
  year={2009}
}
Hearing developmental dyslexics and profoundly deaf individuals both have difficulties processing the internal structure of words (phonological processing) and learning to read. In hearing non-impaired readers, the development of phonological representations depends on audition. In hearing dyslexics, many argue, auditory processes may be impaired. In congenitally profoundly deaf individuals, auditory speech processing is essentially absent. Two separate literatures have previously reported… CONTINUE READING
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