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Adolescent Literacy: Development and Instruction  

Susan R. Goldman and Catherine E. Snow

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Sep 2015
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Apr 2015
The demands of literacy tasks change appreciably after students have mastered the basics of reading words accurately and with reasonable automaticity. At about age 10 reading becomes a ... More

Affect, Motivation, Working Memory, and Mathematics  

Alex M. Moore, Nathan O. Rudig, and Mark H. Ashcraft

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Jul 2015
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Mar 2014
This article reviews the topics of affect, motivation, working memory, and their relationships to mathematics learning and performance. The underlying factors of interest, motivation, ... More

African American English and Its Link to Reading Achievement  

Holly K. Craig

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Sep 2015
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Jan 2015
African American English (AAE) is a major American dialect. Recent research has focused on student patterns of AAE feature usage and found important relationships between AAE and reading ... More

Approximate Arithmetic Abilities in Childhood  

Camilla Gilmore

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Jul 2015
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Mar 2014
This article reviews recent research exploring children’s abilities to perform approximate arithmetic with non-symbolic and symbolic quantities, and considers what role this ability might ... More

Are Polymorphemic Words Processed Differently From Other Words During Reading?  

Jukka Hyönä

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Sep 2015
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Nov 2014
Across a variety of languages, many words comprise more than one meaning unit, or morpheme. In the present chapter, reading studies employing readers’ eye movement registration are ... More

Arithmetic Learning in Adults: evidence from brain imaging  

L. Zamarian and Margarete Delazer

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Jul 2015
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Mar 2014
Neuroimaging has significantly contributed to our understanding of human learning by tracking the neural correlates underlying the acquisition of new expertise. Studies using functional ... More

Children’s Spelling Development: Theories and Evidence  

S. Hélène Deacon and Erin Sparks

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Sep 2015
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Oct 2014
This chapter reviews empirical findings about children’s spelling development, with a focus on alphabetic writing systems. The chapter describes the extent to which research evidence ... More

The Classification and Cognitive Characteristics of Mathematical Disabilities in Children  

David C. Geary

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Jul 2015
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Mar 2014
Children in the bottom quartile of mathematics achievement are at high risk for underemployment in adulthood. These children include the roughly 7% of students with a mathematical learning ... More

Cognitive Predictors of Mathematical Abilities and Disabilities  

Annemie Desoete

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Jul 2015
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Jul 2014
The cognitive predictors of mathematical abilities and disabilities/disorders (MD) were investigated. An overview is given of the prediction by early numeracy skills such as Piagetian ... More

Cross-Linguistic Perspectives on Letter-Order Processing: Empirical Findings and Theoretical Considerations  

Ram Frost

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Sep 2015
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Oct 2014
The processing of letter order has profound implications for understanding how visually presented words are processed and how they are recognized, given the lexical architecture that ... More

Developing Conceptual and Procedural Knowledge of Mathematics  

Bethany Rittle-Johnson and Michael Schneider

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Jul 2015
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Mar 2014
Mathematical competence rests on developing knowledge of concepts and of procedures (i.e. conceptual and procedural knowledge). Although there is some variability in how these constructs ... More

Development of Dyslexia  

Bruce F. Pennington and Robin L. Peterson

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Sep 2015
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Oct 2014
This chapter explains the reciprocal relation between the biology and psychology of reading by reviewing what is known about how dyslexia develops, beginning with etiology (genes and ... More

Direct Lexical and Nonlexical Control of Fixation Duration in Reading  

Eyal M. Reingold, Heather Sheridan, and Erik D. Reichle

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Sep 2015
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Dec 2014
This chapter focuses on the eye-mind link in reading, or how perceptual and cognitive processes influence when and where the eyes move when people read. The chapter is organized into four ... More

Dyscalculia: from brain to education  

Brian Butterworth, Sashank Varma, and Diana Laurillard

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Jul 2015
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Apr 2014
Recent research in cognitive and developmental neuroscience is providing a new approach to the understanding of dyscalculia that emphasizes a core deficit in understanding sets and their ... More

E-Z Reader: An Overview of the Model and Two Recent Applications  

Erik D. Reichle and Heather Sheridan

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Sep 2015
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Dec 2014
In this chapter we review what is known about eye movements during reading and describe a computational model that simulates many of the perceptual, cognitive, and motor processes that ... More

Early Number Competencies and Mathematical Learning: individual variation, screening, and intervention  

Nancy C. Jordan, Lynn S. Fuchs, and Nancy Dyson

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Jul 2015
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Mar 2014
Early number competencies predict later mathematical learning. Weaknesses in number, number relations, and number operations can be reliably identified before school entry in first grade. ... More

Education  

Richard Cowan

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Jul 2015
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Feb 2015
Why should young children learn mathematics? What mathematics should be in the curriculum and how should it be taught? Why do children differ so much in their mastery of primary school ... More

The Effects of Music in Community and Educational Settings  

Susan Hallam and Raymond MacDonald

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Jan 2016
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Nov 2014
It has been recognized through the ages that music can have a very powerful influence on our emotions, moods, and behavior. Alongside the increase in and ease of music listening, there has ... More

Fictional Worlds, the Neuroscience of the Imagination, and Childhood Education  

Angeline S. Lillard

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Apr 2013
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Aug 2013
Fictional worlds (pretending, reading, watching television) can teach and change children. This chapter discusses the influence of fictional worlds on children's prosocial and aggressive ... More

Figuring Out Children’s Number Representations: lessons from cross-cultural work  

John N. Towse, Kevin Muldoon, and Victoria Simms

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Jul 2015
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Mar 2014
This chapter explores how numbers are represented amongst children in different cultures, and shows how this can enrich our understanding of mathematical cognition. It focuses on two ... More

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