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Dyslexias Differences Across Cultures

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If you're a dyslexic English, are you dyslexic in Chinese the answer could depend on what we know about these languages and our brains. This Alexia is a learning disorder. The reader has difficulty linking languages. Proper speech sounds to letters and words the brain struggles to learn how to automatically connected, word's pronunciation with what it looks like on the page. While scientists are still researching dislikes is exact causes the general agreement is that this Lexus brain has trouble. Combining visual and sensory information, consider the process that our brain has to go through to read, breakdown, the visual word into his individual letters convert those letters to cells, then blend, the sounds to create the whole spoken word the process of breaking down and blending can take a long time for someone with dyslexia. But. But if you're just Lexus in English, you might not have that trouble in Chinese, that's because while English is an alphabetical language using letters as the building blocks of words. Chinese is a logo graphic language a logo graphic language uses written characters as of accommodation of letters to represent words in order to know how a Chinese character is pronounced what it means. You have to memorize the image of that character. What effect does this have on dyslexia in English dyslexic? Children often struggle with the phonics approach to reading whereas their ability to read logo graphically may well, be on impaired says logo graphic Chinese requires us readers to know the whole word at once the difficulties for dyslexic, English speaker might have be severe if they try to read in Chinese this moment science comes from Indiana University with production support from the provost. I'm Don glass.

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