Academic Year 2011-12

Kenneth Pugh

Neuroimaging studies of Reading and Language Development: An update on recent findings.

Development: An Update on Recent Findings Findings on the plasticity of the brain have suggested a new perspective on reading disability, especially in relation to the development and integration of the left hemisphere posterior reading system. Implications for theory and practice will be discussed. Finally, new and ongoing longitudinal studies examining gene-brain-behavior relations in high risk children are discussed.