By Maria Mody PhD, Elaine R. Silliman PhD

Grounded in state of the art examine on brain–behavior relationships, this e-book explores how language and examining problems develop--and offers intriguing new methods to studying and treating them. specialists from a number of disciplines examine how kid's studying trajectories in spoken and written language are formed by means of the dynamic interaction of neurobiological, experiential, and behavioral procedures. the quantity comprises leading edge neuroimaging purposes and different state-of-the-science thoughts that aid shed new mild on formative years problems similar to dyslexia, language impairment, writing disabilities, and autism. Implications for evidence-based prognosis, intervention, and guide are mentioned. Illustrations comprise 5 colour plates. (20100212)

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