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New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of exciting new research on factors that influence early literacy recently published in Psychological Science. ... More>

Recognizing voices harder for people with dyslexia

Study Suggests Intervention for Overcoming Reading-Comprehension Difficulties in Children

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Effective reading requires recognizing words and also understanding what they mean. Between 7-10 percent of children have specific reading-comprehension difficulties. These children can read text aloud accurately but do not understand what they have just read. A new study in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, identifies a training program which may help children overcome reading-comprehension difficulties.... More>