Dyslexia and Filtering Noise

November 13, 2012 @ 9:05 AM

A not so new piece of information about dyslexia ( I originally wrote this in 2009 on my other blog ) is taking a step from anecdotal evidence to the realm of being considered research-based. The media, as usual, is in the process making it a problem common to all dyslexics.

Now 3 years later I think the information is just as important and is another example of how hit and miss information about dyslexia generally is and how conclusions about dyslexia change over time.

Below is a quote from one of the better reporters who talked to the primary researcher.

"She stressed that not everyone with dyslexia, a learning disorder affecting 5 to 10 per cent of schoolchildren, also has trouble processing sound."

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MRI Screening for Dyslexia

January 16, 2012 @ 1:22 PM

I wrote this post about MRI screening back in 2007 on an older blog of mine that I'm going to transfer to this site. I think it's important to understand the limitations of FMRI dyslexia studies and how the conclusions of the studies as published in the popular media or most online accounts . Five years later , people trying to be informed about dyslexia are still  often being misled by published conclusions from F MRI studies about dyslexia. 

To be clear about my opinion, I do believe the data generated by the studies. What I find to be misleading is that the conclusions drawn as reported do not match the data generated. There is a fairly consistent pattern of how the conclusions overstep what the data shows. The .........

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Dyslexia and IQ

January 16, 2012 @ 1:21 PM

Here's another post of mine from 2007 where the subject has come up in the the media again lately as if it's new news because the results are from an FMRI study.

After reading dyslexia studies for years and years I am still waiting for the first FMR I studies to radically change the basic understanding of dyslexia that has been determined with pen and paper tests and interviews with dyslexics in earlier psychological studies.

Dyslexia and High Intelligence a Common Belief

 

 

I have posted on a couple of sites lately that there is no scientific data that indicates that dyslexics have normal to above average intelligence . Diagnosed dyslexics do have average or above ......

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