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2. Which tasks do dyslexic adults find most difficult?

  • Rapid Automatised naming tasks and comprehension
  • Phonological awareness tasks (e.g spoonerisms), Rapid Automatised Naming, Spelling
  • Rapid Automatised Naming tasks and spelling
  • Semantic awareness tasks (e.g spoonerisms), Rapid Automatised Naming, Spelling

3. What is the core concept behind the Auditory Perceptual deficit hypothesis?

  • 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
  • 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

4. What was the main finding of a study which compared dyslexics, poor readers, reading age and control age pps in a picture naming task?

  • Deficits were specific at the phoneme level
  • Deficits were specific at the morphological level
  • Deficits were specific at the semantic level
  • Deficits were specific at the lexical level

5. Which of these is NOT an alternative theory of dyslexia?

  • Cerebellar deficit theories
  • Semantic perceptual deficit theories
  • Auditory perceptual deficit theories
  • Multiple deficit theories

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