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Dyslexia, Acquired

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

Dyslexia means “impaired reading.” Dyslexia can arise in two ways. A person may fail to learn to read competently (developmental dyslexia) or a person may have become completely competent at reading and then lose some of this reading ability because ...