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Unraveling 'Math Dyslexia'
September 24, 2008
Research at the University of Western Ontario in London, Canada could change the way we view math difficulties and how we assist children who face those problems. Daniel Ansari is an assistant professor and Canada Research Chair in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience in the department of psychology at Western. He is using brain imaging to understand how children develop math skills, and what kind of brain development is associated with those skills.
University of Western Ontario
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