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The genetic basis of dyslexia.

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Dyslexia, a disorder of reading and spelling, is a heterogeneous neurological syndrome with a complex genetic and environmental aetiology. People with dyslexia differ in their individual profiles across a range of cognitive, physiological, and behavioural measures related to reading disability. Some or all of the subtypes of dyslexia might have partly or wholly distinct genetic causes. An understanding of the role of genetics in dyslexia could help to diagnose and treat susceptible children m...

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MacPhie, IL More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, WTC Human Genetics
Journal:
The Lancet. Neurology
Volume:
1
Issue:
8
Pages:
483-490
Publication date:
2002-12-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1474-4465
ISSN:
1474-4422
URN:
uuid:58a12a25-9efa-4411-8c97-c6ef2f02978e
Source identifiers:
32405
Local pid:
pubs:32405

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