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Brain Anatomy of Dyslexia Is Not the Same in Men and Women, Boys and Girls
May 8, 2013
Using MRI, neuroscientists have found significant differences in brain anatomy when comparing men and women with dyslexia to their non-dyslexic control groups. The study is the first to directly compare brain anatomy of females with and without dyslexia. "Females have been overlooked. Our research suggests that we need to tackle dyslexia in each sex separately to address questions about its origin and potentially, treatment," says Guinevere Eden.
Georgetown University Medical Center
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