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Dyslexia, Phonological Processing in

  • By: Franck Ramus
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

Developmental dyslexia is by definition a disorder of written language acquisition, despite adequate intelligence and opportunity, and in the absence of obvious sensory, neurological, or psychiatric disorder. It primarily affects the acquisition of reading, particularly word ...