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Developmental dyslexia: genetic dissection of a complex cognitive trait.

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Developmental dyslexia, a specific impairment of reading ability despite adequate intelligence and educational opportunity, is one of the most frequent childhood disorders. Since the first documented cases at the beginning of the last century, it has become increasingly apparent that the reading problems of people with dyslexia form part of a heritable neurobiological syndrome. As for most cognitive and behavioural traits, phenotypic definition is fraught with difficulties and the genetic bas...

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10.1038/nrn936

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, WTC Human Genetics
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Author
Journal:
Nature reviews. Neuroscience
Volume:
3
Issue:
10
Pages:
767-780
Publication date:
2002-10-05
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EISSN:
1471-0048
ISSN:
1471-003X
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uuid:5e6160a6-0487-4219-9a58-f8b88733b1ae
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32217
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pubs:32217

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