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Variability in Natural Speech is Challenging for the Dyslexic Brain

[Source: Science Daily] A new study brings neural-level evidence that the continuous variation in natural speech makes the discrimination of phonemes challenging for adults suffering from developmental reading-deficit dyslexia. This may compromise the learning of native language phonemes already at … Continue reading


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CDC Will Provide Virus-Testing Guidance for Schools as Pressure to Reopen Grows

[Source: Education Week] Schools may be out for the summer, but the heat is on for them to reopen in less than two months. That was one big takeaway from a congressional hearing Tuesday, in which several senators as well … Continue reading


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Nation’s Pediatricians: Get Kids Back in Class This Fall

[Source: Inside School Research Blog] The long-term risks to children of remaining in isolation—to academic and social development and even physical safety for those in stressed or unstable homes—is rapidly outpacing the health risks associated with reopening schools. That’s the … Continue reading


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Teen Use of Social Media for Social Support – Tips to Optimize Benefits

[Source: Psych Central] For parents, it goes without saying that youth are using social media to connect and support each other. The embrace of social media has been extraordinary among adolescents well before COVID-19 precautions. With the current need to … Continue reading


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Unexpected Mental Illnesses Found in Spectrum of Rare Disorder

[Source: Psych Central] In a new study, University of California (UC) Davis MIND Institute researchers found an unexpected set of mental illnesses in patients with a spectrum of fragile X syndrome, a rare single-gene disorder that is the leading inherited … Continue reading


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