Non-Impaired Brain/Dyslexic Brain (Images)

Turning on the Brain

Yale researchers have shown that when people with dyslexia try to read, a front part of the brain is over-stimulated while crucial portions in the center and back are under-stimulated. The diagrams show stimulated areas of the brain during reading.

Source: Drs. Sally Shaywitz and Bennet Shaywitz
New York Times

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