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    Title
    Reading in the brain : the science and evolution of a human invention
    Author
    Dehaene, Stanislas.

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    Personal Author:
    Dehaene, Stanislas.
    Title:
    Reading in the brain : the science and evolution of a human invention / Stanislas Dehaene.
    Publication info:
    New York : Viking, 2009.
    Physical description:
    xi, 388 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
    Content type:
    text
    Medium:
    unmediated
    Format:
    volume
    Bibliography note:
    Includes bibliographical references (p. 331-375) and index.
    Summary:
    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?
    Subject term:
    Reading, Psychology of.
    Subject term:
    Reading--Physiological aspects.
    LCCN:
    2009009389
    ISBN:
    9780670021109
    ISBN:
    0670021105
    Collection note:
    Gift of:BYU Alumni Association ; In memory of: Woodhouse, David Grant.

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