Proust and the squid: the story and science of the reading brain

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Interweaving her vast knowledge of neurology, sociology, psychology, and philosophy with fascinating down-to-earth examples and lively personal anecdotes, developmental psychologist, neuroscientist, and dyslexia expert Wolf probes the question 'How do we learn to read and write?' This ambitious and provocative new book offers an impassioned look at reading, its effect on our lives, and explains why it matters so greatly in a digital era.

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subject_facet Brain -- Evolution, Dyslexia, LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Readers, MEDICAL / Neuroscience, Neurophysiology, Reading -- History, Reading -- Research, Reading comprehension, Reading history
title_display Proust and the squid : the story and science of the reading brain
title_full Proust and the Squid The Story and Science of the Reading Brain, Proust and the squid : the story and science of the reading brain / Maryanne Wolf ; illustrations by Catherine Stoodley, Proust and the squid : the story and science of the reading brain [electronic resource] / Maryanne Wolf
title_short Proust and the squid :
title_sub the story and science of the reading brain
topic_facet Brain, Dyslexia, Evolution, History, Language Arts, Literary Criticism, MEDICAL / Neuroscience, Neurophysiology, Nonfiction, Psychology, Reading, Reading comprehension, Reading history, Research