E-Readers Make Reading Easier for Dyslexics

A study shows that e-readers make reading easier for dyslexics, allowing them to comprehend text and read with pleasure. Here’s another example of technology helping people. In this case, people who struggle with dyslexia. For some, the act of reading a book can be dispiriting. Matthew Schneps, Director of the Laboratory for Visual Learning at the Harvard-Smithsonian…

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Dyslexia Seen in Brain Scans of Pre-School Children

Researchers say that brain scans may allow detection of dyslexia in pre-school children even before they start to read. Tell-tale signs have been found on scans that have already been seen in adults with the condition. The Journal of Neuroscience reports that these brain differences could be a cause rather than a consequence of dyslexia,…

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