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3. Craft

3. Craft  

Lynda Mugglestone

in Dictionaries: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2011
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777639
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199573790.003.0003
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199573790
Dictionaries, at their most basic, consist of a list of words and meanings. ‘Craft’ shows that how this list is compiled, and meaning subsequently analysed, varies considerably. Johnson's ... More
5. Learning and remembering, reading and number

5. Learning and remembering, reading and number  

Usha Goswami

in Child Psychology: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2014
Published Online: 
Nov 2014
eISBN: 
9780191780967
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199646593.003.0006
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199646593
‘Learning and remembering, reading and number’ considers children’s developing knowledge of their own cognition (meta-cognition) as they start education. How is memory developed? Children ... More
Dyslexia: A Very Short Introduction

Dyslexia: A Very Short Introduction  

Margaret J. Snowling

Print Publication Year: 
May 2019
Published Online: 
May 2019
eISBN: 
9780191859496
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198818304.001.0001
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book
ISBN: 
9780198818304
Dyslexia: A Very Short Introduction provides an accessible overview of the innovative research surrounding dyslexia, beginning with its history, and drawing on the experiences ... More
2. How to learn to read (or not)

2. How to learn to read (or not)  

Margaret J. Snowling

in Dyslexia: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2019
Published Online: 
May 2019
eISBN: 
9780191859496
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198818304.003.0002
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198818304
‘How to learn to read (or not)’ looks at the stages through which a child must progress on the journey to literacy and the demands of learning to read. It argues that literacy builds on a ... More
Reading: A Very Short Introduction

Reading: A Very Short Introduction  

Belinda Jack

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2019
Published Online: 
Apr 2019
eISBN: 
9780191860300
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198820581.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198820581
Reading: A Very Short Introduction explores the fascinating history of literacy and the opportunities reading opens. For much of human history reading was the preserve of the ... More
3. What are the cognitive causes of dyslexia?

3. What are the cognitive causes of dyslexia?  

Margaret J. Snowling

in Dyslexia: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2019
Published Online: 
May 2019
eISBN: 
9780191859496
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198818304.003.0003
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198818304
The defining feature of dyslexia—poor reading—is a behaviour that depends upon a range of cognitive abilities. A key challenge is to understand dyslexia’s cognitive or ‘proximal’ causes. ... More
5. Social communication: the heart of the matter

5. Social communication: the heart of the matter  

Uta Frith

in Autism: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2008
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776922
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199207565.003.0005
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199207565
‘Social communication: the heart of the matter’ asks: Why can't you fully share in the social world if you are autistic? Is there an extra social sense, beyond sound, sight, or touch, that ... More
Child Psychology: A Very Short Introduction

Child Psychology: A Very Short Introduction  

Usha Goswami

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2014
Published Online: 
Nov 2014
eISBN: 
9780191780967
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199646593.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199646593
Child Psychology: A Very Short Introduction examines modern child psychology, tracing its development from birth up until early adolescence. Child Psychology studies the ... More

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