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Implicit motor learning deficits in dyslexic adults.

Abstract:

Children with developmental dyslexia fail to develop age-appropriate reading skills despite adequate intelligence and education. It has been suggested that dyslexics' various literacy, sensory and motor difficulties may be related to impaired cerebellar function. As the cerebellum is involved in motor learning, we measured serial reaction time performance in 40 adults (21 controls, 19 dyslexics). Dyslexic subjects performed comparably to controls during the randomly-ordered reaction time bloc...

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Stoodley, CJ More by this author
Harrison, EP More by this author
Journal:
Neuropsychologia
Volume:
44
Issue:
5
Pages:
795-798
Publication date:
2006
DOI:
EISSN:
1873-3514
ISSN:
0028-3932
URN:
uuid:342ead82-b35a-400a-987f-3ffd0b8f16f2
Source identifiers:
238495
Local pid:
pubs:238495

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