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Author Dehaene, Stanislas.

Title Reading in the brain : the new science of how we read / Stanislas Dehaene
Published New York : Viking, 2010

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Description xi, 388 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
regular print
Contents The new science of reading -- How do we read? -- The brain's letterbox -- The reading ape -- Inventing reading -- Learning to read -- The dyslexic brain -- Reading and symmetry -- Toward a culture of neurons -- The future of reading
Summary In this riveting investigation, Stanislas Dehaene provides an accessible account of the brain circuitry of reading and explores what he calls the "reading paradox": Our cortex is the product of millions of years of evolution in a world without writing, so how did it adapt to recognize words?
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-375) and index
Subject Reading -- Physiological aspects.
Reading, Psychology of.
ISBN 9780143118053 (paperback)