dyslexia

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  • 'Dyslexia is a gift'

    'Dyslexia is a gift'

    John Hoke, Nike’s chief design officer, finds that he often gets off to a running start - idea-wise - when he doodles and listens to others at the same time. He has dyslexia, which makes him doodle as a form......

    November 5, 2017
  • Microsoft Word to 'Read Aloud' text for the dyslexic

    Microsoft Word to 'Read Aloud' text for the dyslexic

    Microsoft Word now has a new 'Read Aloud' feature that has been finely tuned for users with dyslexia. The 'Read Aloud' feature is similar to the existing 'Read Mode' that came out in December. The software giant was testing text-to-speech features in Word for......

    August 2, 2017
  • Our remarkable brain

    Our remarkable brain

    A study of women in India who learned to read in their 30s shows the human brain’s incredible capacity to reorganise and transform itself, researchers said recently. Researchers recruited women in India to see what they could learn about the......

    May 30, 2017
  • Learning to read in adulthood may transform brain

    Learning to read in adulthood may transform brain

    When a completely illiterate person learns to read and write in adulthood, the human brain reorganises and transforms itself significantly, researchers say. The findings, based on a study on women in rural India, showed that the learning process leads to......

    May 26, 2017
  • A simple yet complex disorder

    A simple yet complex disorder

    The Greek word dyslexia comprises four syllables, as in dys-lex-i-a. This is the simple breakdown of a word which, over the centuries, has perplexed neuroscientists, who even today, are stretching their intellect to the furthest limits, in a bid to find......

    February 2, 2017