Inside the Letterbox: How Literacy Transforms the Human Brain

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This Dana Foundation article describes how brain-scanning technology and cognitive tests on a variety of subjects by one of the world’s foremost cognitive neuroscientists have led to a better understanding of how a region of the brain responds to visual stimuli. The results could profoundly affect learning and help individuals with reading disabilities.

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ESOL/English Learners
Learning Disabilities / Differences
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Research/Evidence-Based Practice
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SABES English Language Arts Curriculum & Instruction PD Team
SABES English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Curriculum & Instruction PD Team
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