ERIC Number: EJ276191
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Sex-Linked Characteristics of Brain Functioning: Why Jimmy Reads Differently.
Helfeldt, John P.
Reading World, v22 n3 p190-96 Mar 1983
Presents evidence to support the premise that boys reflect a predilection to process information visually, while girls reflect a preference to process information auditorally. Cautions against relying on isolated components such as hemispheric dominance or laterality during the identification and correction of reading problems. (FL)
Descriptors: Aural Learning, Cerebral Dominance, Cognitive Processes, Cultural Influences, Elementary Secondary Education, Females, Learning Modalities, Males, Neurological Organization, Reading Diagnosis, Reading Difficulties, Reading Instruction, Sex Differences, Social Influences, Visual Learning
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A