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, Neurophysiology, Reading -- Research, Reading comprehension, Reading history
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