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Reading in the brain: the science and evolution of a human invention
Book 2449/Completed: 6/17/2011

Author:Dehaene, Stanislas. of a human invention / Stanislas Dehaene.
Published:New York : Viking, 2009.
Description:xi, 388 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
LC Call No.:BF456.R2D36 2009
Dewey No.:418/.4019 22
ISBN:9780670021109
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. 331-375) and index.
In this riveting investigation, Stanislas Dehaene provides an accessible account of the brain circuitry of reading and explores what he calls the "reading paradox":Our cortex is the product of millions of years of evolution in a world without writing, so how did it adapt to recognize words?
Subjects:Reading, Psychology of.
Reading -- Physiological aspects.
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