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Developmental Dyslexia Essential to Human Adaptive Success

[Source: Science Daily]

Cambridge researchers studying cognition, behavior and the brain have concluded that people with dyslexia are specialized to explore the unknown. This is likely to play a fundamental role in human adaptation to changing environments.

They think this “explorative bias” has an evolutionary basis and plays a crucial role in our survival.

Based on these findings — which were apparent across multiple domains from visual processing to memory and at all levels of analysis — the researchers argue that we need to change our perspective of dyslexia as a neurological disorder.

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