TB7 D&L Lecture 3; Developmental Dyslexia

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1. What is an issue with family risk studies?

  • There may be a confounding effect of environmental factors; shared in the family
  • There may be a confounding effect of biological factors; shared in the family
  • They arent consistent with the action of multiple genes acting through environments to produce quantitative variations in reading skill
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2. Which do individuals with dyslexia show problems in?

  • Accuracy AND fluency
  • Accuracy
  • Fluency
  • Neither

3. In German, what is dyslexia a manifestation of?

  • Fluency rather than accuracy
  • Both accuracy and fluency
  • Accuracy rather than fluency
  • Neither

4. In a study by White et al (2006), what accounted for some of the reading difficulty independent from the phonological deficit?

  • Lexico-semantic deficits
  • Visual deficits
  • Semantic deficits
  • A linguistic (phonological) deficit

5. 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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