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Discover Magazine - How the Brains of Bookworms Compare To Those of Bibliophobes
We all knew the kid who couldn’t be pried away from her book—and the kid for whom each page was an exquisite torture. Why do people take to reading with such varying amounts of ease? A new study that looked at the differences in the brain development between children with different reading abilities may help answer the question. The researchers monitored subjects over a three-year period and found some interesting correlations between reading ability and neuronal wiring.
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Written by: Richard Wikfors
Posted: Oct 11, 2012 by Richard Wikfors