Brain wave study shows how different teaching methods affect reading development

Popular report on Stanford University research led by Bruce McCandliss that provides some of the first evidence that a specific teaching strategy for reading has direct neural impact. Beginning readers who focus on letter-sound relationships, or phonics, instead of trying to learn whole words, increase activity in the area of their brains best wired for reading.
Author(s): Wong, M.

References

Wong, M. 2015. Brain wave study shows how different teaching methods affect reading development. Psychology & Psychiatry, May 29, 2015


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