Cross-Linguistic Study of Acquired Reading Disorders: Implications for Reading Models, Disorders…

Hardcover | December 31, 2003

byPrathibha Karanth

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This volume focuses on cross-linguistic studies of the acquired disorders of reading and what they can tell us about the models of reading and the human brain. The author has compiled a source-book on cross-linguistic studies of reading disorders with data from the alphasyllabaries of India, in addition to showing the implications of these findings on the understanding of reading, its acquisition, and the developmental and acquired reading disorders and their management.

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This volume focuses on cross-linguistic studies of the acquired disorders of reading and what they can tell us about the models of reading and the human brain. The author has compiled a source-book on cross-linguistic studies of reading disorders with data from the alphasyllabaries of India, in addition to showing the implications of t...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:188 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.04 inPublished:December 31, 2003Publisher:Springer USLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:030648319X

ISBN - 13:9780306483196

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction. 2. Neuropsychological Cognitive and Computational Models of Reading. 3. The Alphasyllabaries of India-Kannada as Exemplar. 4. Pure Alexia. 5. Surface Dyslexia. 6. Deep Dyslexia. 7. The Other Dyslexias. 8. Cross-Linguistic Studies of Skilled Reading and Reading Acquisition. 9. Neuropsychological Models of Reading and the Brain - Revisited. 10. Cross-Linguistic Studies of Reading and Reading Disorders - Implications. References. Author Index.