Explaining the Differences Between the Dyslexic and the Garden-Variety Poor Reader

@article{Stanovich1988ExplainingTD,
  title={Explaining the Differences Between the Dyslexic and the Garden-Variety Poor Reader},
  author={K. Stanovich},
  journal={Journal of Learning Disabilities},
  year={1988},
  volume={21},
  pages={590 - 604}
}
  • K. Stanovich
  • Published 1988
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Learning Disabilities
A coherent conception of dyslexia has been difficult to arrive at because research findings have continually created logical paradoxes for the psychometric definition of reading disability. This paper develops the phonological-core variable-difference model. This model of the cognitive characteristics of dyslexic children is one of the few that does not create psychometric paradoxes of the type that have plagued the learning disabilities field. The model provides a way to conceptualize the… Expand
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