BEHAVIORAL GENETICS: THE POTENTIAL FOR EARLY DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF READING DISABILITY
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AbstractThis thesis examines reading disability, behavioral genetics, and the potential for methods in genetics to identify pupils for early reading intervention. A literature review was conducted to convey first the current understanding of reading disability andits aspects. This review was conducted through searching online databases and using published journal articles and literature. Then a summary of the evolution of the field of behavioral genetics, and the methods and the discoveries that have been found. Through an understanding of both, a relationship between the two was established, and methods used in behavioral genetics are suggested as ways of screening for reading disability so that early interventions may be applied for the greatest positive effect.
Degree ProgramCognitive and Neurosciences