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Balancing and pointing tasks in dyslexic and control adults.

Abstract:

Developmental dyslexia may affect as much as 15% of the population, but the aetiology of the disorder is still being debated. The cerebellar theory of dyslexia proposes that cerebellar dysfunction could lead to the myriad of symptoms seen in dyslexic individuals, both in literacy and non-literacy domains. The cerebellum is crucial to the fluent performance of motor skills. Previous studies have found that dyslexic children are worse than control children on certain motor and balancing tasks. ...

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10.1002/dys.326

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Journal:
Dyslexia (Chichester, England)
Volume:
12
Issue:
4
Pages:
276-288
Publication date:
2006-11-01
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EISSN:
1099-0909
ISSN:
1076-9242
Source identifiers:
238838
Language:
English
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pubs:238838
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uuid:c9fe4059-ff08-49f6-b50b-546ef6b5c4f7
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2012-12-19

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