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Thursday, March 10 • 11:42 - 12:00
Neural Unity but Behavioural Dissociation in Developmental Dyslexia LIMITED

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Neural Unity but Behavioural Dissociation inDevelopmental DyslexiaTaeko WydellCentre for Cognition and Neuroimaging, BrunelUniversitytaeko.wydell@brunel.ac.ukCoauthors: Tadahisa Kondo, KougakuinUniversity, Tokyo, JapanBehavioural studies showed that AS, anEnglish-Japanese bilingual was a skilledreader in Japanese but was a phonologicaldyslexic in English, thus showing behavioraldissociation between the two languages.Magnetoencephalography (MEG) was employedin order to ascertain (i) neural correlatesof reading in English and Japanese SyllabicKana, and (ii) how MEG recording of AS mightdiffer from those of English/Japanese controlsin making phonological lexical decisionswith pseudohomophones thus forcing theparticipants to use a sub-lexical grapheme/character-to-phoneme/sound-conversionstrategy.


Thursday March 10, 2016 11:42 - 12:00 GMT
Breakout Room 3