The Neurobiology of Reading and Dyslexia

  title={The Neurobiology of Reading and Dyslexia},
  author={Sally E. Shaywitz and Bennett A. Shaywitz},
Developmental dyslexia is characterized by an unexpected difficulty in reading experienced by children and adults who otherwise possess the intelligence and motivation considered necessary for accurate and fluent reading. It represents one of the most common problems affecting children and adults; in the United States, the prevalence of dyslexia is estimated to range from five to 17 percent of school-aged children, with as many as 40 percent of the entire population reading below grade level… CONTINUE READING

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