Brain signatures and types of difficulties children of a lower socioeconomic status experience when it comes to reading are different from those children who struggle to read but are from a higher socioeconomic status.
Children at high risk for dyslexia have trouble learning new words after hearing them, a new study reports. Results show those at risk of dyslexia have border difficulties in processing language in the brain, which may account for why reading difficulties occur.
Children with dyslexia show stronger emotional responses than their peers without the disorder. The higher emotional reactivity was correlated with stronger activation in the salience network of the brain, a system that supports self-awareness and emotion.