Paying attention to reading: The neurobiology of reading and dyslexia

  title={Paying attention to reading: The neurobiology of reading and dyslexia},
  author={Sally Shaywitz and Bennett A. Shaywitz},
  journal={Development and Psychopathology},
  pages={1329 - 1349}
Abstract Extraordinary progress in functional brain imaging, primarily advances in functional magnetic resonance imaging, now allows scientists to understand the neural systems serving reading and how these systems differ in dyslexic readers. Scientists now speak of the neural signature of dyslexia, a singular achievement that for the first time has made what was previously a hidden disability, now visible. Paralleling this achievement in understanding the neurobiology of dyslexia, progress in… 
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