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Bibliogr. p. 331-375.
The new science of reading -- How do we read? -- The brain's letterbox -- The reading ape -- Inventing reading -- Learning to read -- The dyslexic brain -- Reading and symmetry -- Toward a culture of neurons -- The future of reading.
In this riveting investigation, Stanislas Dehaene provides an accessible account of the brain circuitry of reading and explores what he calls the "reading paradox": Our cortex is the product of millions of years of evolution in a world without writing, so how did it adapt to recognize words?