Socioeconomic background linked to reading improvement

Source: sciencedaily.com
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Neuroscientists have found that dyslexic children from lower income families responded much better to a summer reading program than children from a higher socioeconomic background. Using MRI data, the team also found anatomical changes in the brains of children whose reading abilities improved-- in particular, a thickening of the cortex in parts of the brain known to be involved in reading.