reading disabilities

Verbal cues help in improving kids reading skills

December 11th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 11 (IANS) Verbal instructions do prompt the brain into improving a kid's reading skills, says a new study. Timothy Keller and Marcel Just, from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), wanted to track ... Read more...

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Learning to read can physically alter brain

December 10th, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): Scientists from Carnegie Mellon University have found the first evidence that intensive instruction to boost reading skills in young children causes the brain to physically rewire itself, thereby ... Read more...

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Scientists shed light on neural basis of reading

April 28th, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 28 (ANI): In a new study, researchers have shown that early brain activity could provide a better understanding of the neural basis of reading.Led by Piers Cornelissen, Morten Kringelbach, Ian ... Read more...

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Certain skills in young children may predict their reading ability

November 21st, 2008 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): Scientists have revealed that there are certain skills in young children that may predict their reading abilities.The new study showed that prior to kindergarten, children with reading ... Read more...

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Brain abnormalities found in people who cant read fast

December 4th, 2007 - 3:21 pm ICT by admin
Washington, December 4 (ANI): A new study has revealed that some people who have problems reading quickly may be having abnormalities in the white matter of their brains, which consists mostly of ... Read more...

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