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The Contribution of Visual Sensitivity, Phonological Processing, and Nonverbal IQ to Children's Reading

Pammer, Kristen; Kevan, Alison


It has been suggested that the differences observed for dyslexic readers compared to normal readers on tasks measuring visual sensitivity may simply be the result of differences between the two groups in general cognitive ability and/or attentional engagement. One common way to accommodate this proposal is to match normal and dyslexic readers on IQ. However, an explicit test of this suggestion is to take normal and dyslexic readers who differ on IQ - where IQ would be expected to explain...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Scientific Studies of Reading
DOI: 10.1207/s1532799xssr1101_3


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