TB7 D&L Lecture 3; Developmental Dyslexia

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1. What is an issue with family risk studies?

  • They arent consistent with the action of multiple genes acting through environments to produce quantitative variations in reading skill
  • 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
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2. In a study by White et al (2006), was there a significant relationship between visual measures and reading ability?

  • No
  • Yes

3. 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

4. Which tasks do dyslexic adults find most difficult?

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

5. Which do individuals with dyslexia show problems in?

  • Fluency
  • Neither
  • Accuracy AND fluency
  • Accuracy

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