Perceptual Learning as a Tool for Boosting Working Memory among Individuals with Reading and Learning Disability

@inproceedings{Banai2009PerceptualLA,
  title={Perceptual Learning as a Tool for Boosting Working Memory among Individuals with Reading and Learning Disability},
  author={Karen Banai and Merav Ahissar},
  year={2009}
}
The majority of individuals with dyslexia and additional learning difficulties (D-LDs) also perform poorly on many simple auditory discrimination tasks. We now trained a group of D-LD teenagers on a series of auditory tasks and assessed their pattern of auditory improvement as well as their generalization to reading related tasks. We found that the performance of most D-LD participants quickly improved and reached the level of the general age matched population. Moreover, their pattern of… CONTINUE READING

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