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The genetic lexicon of dyslexia.

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Reading abilities are acquired only through specific teaching and training. A significant proportion of children fail to achieve these skills despite normal intellectual abilities and an appropriate opportunity to learn. Difficulty in learning to read is attributable to specific dysfunctions of the brain, which so far remain poorly understood. However, it is recognized that the neurological basis for dyslexia, or reading disability, is caused in large part by genetic factors. Linkage studies ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, WTC Human Genetics
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, WTC Human Genetics
Journal:
Annual review of genomics and human genetics
Volume:
8
Issue:
1
Pages:
57-79
Publication date:
2007
DOI:
EISSN:
1545-293X
ISSN:
1527-8204
URN:
uuid:9b20c047-fb6d-4234-a496-a4a46dd7e930
Source identifiers:
33823
Local pid:
pubs:33823

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