Study: Intensive reading programs can trigger brain changes

04/27/2004 | NYTimes.com

A new study to be published next month in the journal Biological Psychiatry found that an intensive remedial reading program activated the word-form region of the brains of dyslexic children function the same way average readers' brains do. After one year of the phonics-based tutoring, the children had made up half the gap between their initial scores and those of a control group of normal readers.

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