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The Resource Proust and the squid : the story and science of the reading brain, Maryanne Wolf ; illustrations by Catherine Stoodley

Proust and the squid : the story and science of the reading brain, Maryanne Wolf ; illustrations by Catherine Stoodley

Label
Proust and the squid : the story and science of the reading brain
Title
Proust and the squid
Title remainder
the story and science of the reading brain
Statement of responsibility
Maryanne Wolf ; illustrations by Catherine Stoodley
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A developmental psychologist evaluates the ways in which reading and writing have transformed the human brain, in an anecdotal study that reveals the significant changes in evolutionary brain physiology throughout history
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wolf, Maryanne
Dewey number
612.8/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QP408
LC item number
.W64 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Stoodley, Catherine J
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brain
  • Neurophysiology
  • Reading comprehension
  • Reading
  • Brain
  • Brain
  • Comprehension
  • Dyslexia
  • Reading
  • Brain
  • Neurophysiology
  • Reading comprehension
  • Reading
Label
Proust and the squid : the story and science of the reading brain, Maryanne Wolf ; illustrations by Catherine Stoodley
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [237]-295) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Reading lessons from Proust and the squid -- How the brain adapted itself to read : the first writing systems -- The birth of an alphabet and Socrates' protests -- The beginnings of reading development, or not -- The "natural history" of reading development : connecting the parts of the young reading brain -- The unending story of reading's development -- Dyslexia's puzzle and the brain's design -- Genes, gifts, and dyslexia -- Conclusions : from the reading brain to "what comes next."
Control code
ocn191932021
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Harper Perennial ed.
Extent
xi, 306 p.
Isbn
9780060933845
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)191932021
Label
Proust and the squid : the story and science of the reading brain, Maryanne Wolf ; illustrations by Catherine Stoodley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [237]-295) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Reading lessons from Proust and the squid -- How the brain adapted itself to read : the first writing systems -- The birth of an alphabet and Socrates' protests -- The beginnings of reading development, or not -- The "natural history" of reading development : connecting the parts of the young reading brain -- The unending story of reading's development -- Dyslexia's puzzle and the brain's design -- Genes, gifts, and dyslexia -- Conclusions : from the reading brain to "what comes next."
Control code
ocn191932021
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Harper Perennial ed.
Extent
xi, 306 p.
Isbn
9780060933845
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)191932021

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