Language and literacy in the context of brain, cognition, and culture

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I briefly review studies that examine the differential effects of orthography in skilled readers of English, Hebrew, and Arabic, and suggest that the manner in which specific orthographies represent spoken language, and neural mechanisms that sub–serve reading, can give us a unique window through which to explore cognition.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)17-23
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Cultural Cognitive Science
Issue number1
StatePublished - May 2017

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  • Hemispheric specialization
  • Orthography
  • Reading

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Experimental and Cognitive Psychology
  • Linguistics and Language


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