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Researchers Find a Biological Marker For Dyslexia In Kids

27th February, 2013

[Source: Time Magazine]
By Alexandra Sifferlin
Detecting the reading disorder as early as possible may help more children to overcome reading and learning problems.
About one in 10 people suffer from dyslexia, the reading disability that does not impair thinking processes or  overall intelligence, but hampers the ability to process written language, often making it difficult to rhyme, determine the meaning of a sentence, and recognize words.
In the latest study, researchers from Northwestern University identified a biological process that could be responsible for the compromised reading. According to the study authors, there is a relationship between a person’s ability to read and how their brain encodes sounds.
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