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Dyslexia, Learning, and the Brain$
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Roderick Nicolson and Angela Fawcett

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780262140997

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: August 2013

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262140997.001.0001

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Dyslexia, Learning, and Neural Systems

Dyslexia, Learning, and Neural Systems

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(p.189) 8 Dyslexia, Learning, and Neural Systems
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Dyslexia, Learning, and the Brain
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Roderick I. Nicolson

Angela J. Fawcett

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The MIT Press
DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262140997.003.0008

This chapter investigates the neural systems level—a level intermediate between brain and cognition. It also discusses the specific procedural learning difficulties (SPLD) framework, which interprets dyslexia as a specific deficit in the procedural learning system as opposed to the declarative memory system.

Keywords:   neural systems, brain, cognition, specific procedural learning difficulties, SPLD, dyslexia, procedural learning system, declarative memory system

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