The Dyslexic Advantage: Unlocking the Hidden Potential of the Dyslexic Brain

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Two neurolearning experts reveal the hidden benefits of having a dyslexic brain.

In this paradigm-shifting book, neurolearning experts Drs. Brock and Fernette Eide describe an exciting new brain science that reveals that dyslexic people have unique brain structure and organization. While the differences are responsible for certain challenges with literacy and reading, the dyslexic brain also gives a predisposition to important skills, and special talents.

While dyslexics typically struggle to decode the written word, they often also excel in such areas of reasoning as mechanical (required for architects and surgeons), interconnected (artists and inventors); narrative (novelists and lawyers), and dynamic (scientists and business pioneers). The Dyslexic Advantage provides the first complete portrait of dyslexia.
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Brock L. Eide, M.D., M.A., and Fernette Eide, M.D., have an internationally respected and popular private practice based in Seattle, Washington, where they live with their children.


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Publisher
Penguin
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Published on
Aug 18, 2011
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Pages
304
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ISBN
9781101543498
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Language
English
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Genres
Family & Relationships / Children with Special Needs
Psychology / Cognitive Neuroscience & Cognitive Neuropsychology
Science / Cognitive Science
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This content is DRM protected.
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