1. How do dyslexic children differ from typical children in mappings of phonological representations?
- Dyslexic children have 'fuzzy' maps between spellings and sound
- Typical children have 'fuzzy' maps between spellings and sound
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2. Where are difficulties found in reading in surface dyslexia
- Difficulty reading via sight-word route
- Difficulty reading via grapheme-phoneme conversion
3. What is the most WIDELY supported theory of dyslexia at present?
- The phonological core variable deficit hypothesis
- The simple view of reading
- The phonological deficit hypothesis
- The cerebellar hypothesis
4. What is the core concept behind the cerebellar hypothesis?
- Motor control is associated with dyslexia causing problems with automatisation and so reading fluency (cerebellar functioning). However, most likely just due to comorbidity rather than an underlying cause
- Dyslexia is caused by a deficit with rapid auditory temporal processing; however this finding has not been replicated and may be indicative of broader issues
5. In a study by White et al (2006), was there a significant relationship between visual measures and reading ability?