Reading abilities: Importance of visual-spatial attention

John D E Gabrieli, Elizabeth S. Norton

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Children with dyslexia may read poorly for several reasons. Recent research suggests that in addition to skills with language sounds, visual-spatial attention may be an important predictor of reading abilities.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R298-R299
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number9
StatePublished - May 8 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)


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