Dyslexia and Language

Recent studies suggest that there is a correlation between native language and the effects of dyslexia. According to findings in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the effect of dyslexia is different in children who read and speak English contrasted with those read and speak Chinese. Prior to this study, the language being … Continue reading Dyslexia and Language

Language Development: Infant Response to Words

In a recent study by Anne Fulkerson and Sandra Waxman compared the response of infants to words verses other sounds or tones. The study included 128 infants, half were six months and the other half twelve months. The infants were shown a set of 8 slides of either fish or dinosaurs. All slides where the … Continue reading Language Development: Infant Response to Words