ERIC Number: EJ1019657
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
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Basic Auditory Processing Deficits in Dyslexia: Systematic Review of the Behavioral and Event-Related Potential/Field Evidence
Hämäläinen, Jarmo A.; Salminen, Hanne K.; Leppänen, Paavo H. T.
Journal of Learning Disabilities, v46 n5 p413-427 Sep-Oct 2013
A review of research that uses behavioral, electroencephalographic, and/or magnetoencephalographic methods to investigate auditory processing deficits in individuals with dyslexia is presented. Findings show that measures of frequency, rise time, and duration discrimination as well as amplitude modulation and frequency modulation detection were most often impaired in individuals with dyslexia. Less consistent findings were found for intensity and gap perception. Additional factors that mediate auditory processing deficits in individuals with dyslexia and their implications are discussed.
Descriptors: Diagnostic Tests, Medicine, Dyslexia, Auditory Perception, Perceptual Impairments, Literature Reviews, Measures (Individuals), Brain, Auditory Stimuli, Effect Size
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