Brain activity of dyslectic and dyscalculic students more similar than we thought

Dyscalculia: News from the web:

Here are the highlights of this new study:


  • fMRI was used to investigate the neural correlates of arithmetic in children with dyslexia, dyscalculia, comorbid dyslexia/dyscalculia and controls.
  • Univariate and multivariate analyses pointed towards substantial neural similarity between children with learning disorders
  • Despite behavioral differences, brain activity profiles of children with learning disorders in the context of arithmetic appear to be more similar than initially thought


Read all about it: HERE

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