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Dissecting Dyslexia: Linking Reading to Voice Recognition

Research shows dyslexia involves difficulty processing language sounds in dyslexic brains

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New research: Dyslexic individuals have significant difficulty recognizing voices.

New research shows individuals with dyslexia are significantly worse at being able to consistently recognize the voices of people speaking in the listeners' native language and about the same as listeners without dyslexia at recognizing foreign voices.

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Cover of the July 29, 2011 issue of the journal Science.

The researchers' work is described in the July 29, 2011 issue of the journal Science.

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