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Neurobiological Basis of Language Learning Difficulties.

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In this paper we highlight why there is a need to examine subcortical learning systems in children with language impairment and dyslexia, rather than focusing solely on cortical areas relevant for language. First, behavioural studies find that children with these neurodevelopmental disorders perform less well than peers on procedural learning tasks that depend on corticostriatal learning circuits. Second, fMRI studies in neurotypical adults implicate corticostriatal and hippocampal systems in...

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10.1016/j.tics.2016.06.012

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Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
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St Annes College
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St Johns College
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Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, 9 South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3UD, UK. Electronic address: saloni.krishnan@psy.ox.ac.uk.
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Elsevier (Cell Press)
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Trends in cognitive sciences
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9
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2016-09-05
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2016-06-20
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1879-307X and 1364-6613
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pubs:630606
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uri:6c152590-bd3c-4e6b-af66-ee40875b971e
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