FAH-DCLL Academic Seminar: “The cognitive, genetic and neuroanatomical basis of Chinese reading” by Prof. Siok Wai Ting 人文學院中國語言文學系學術講座：“The cognitive, genetic and neuroanatomical basis of Chinese reading”- 蕭慧婷教授
|8 May 2019|
Abstract：Research in the past two decades has produced mixed findings on whether the neural network for reading is culture-universal or culture-specific. According to the culture-universal perspective, successful reading acquisition is contingent on the emergence of a reading network that is universally constraint by the spoken language network. The culture-specific view argues that, as print-sound mapping varies substantially across writing systems, the reading network should also accommodate these differences. In this presentation, I will talk about our findings on the cognitive, genetic and neuroanatomical basis of Chinese reading and dyslexia and discuss why the findings may support the culture-specific perspective.
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|Department of Chinese Language and Literature|
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