Neurolinguistic Studies of Reading in Chinese

Ovid J.L. Tzeng, Chia Ying Lee, Jun Ren Lee, Denise H. Wu, Rose R.W. Lee, Daisy L. Hung

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Using the Chinese writing system, which is unique with respect to the composition of each character in terms of its graphic shape, as an example, this chapter addresses the neurobiological underpinnings of reading and writing and how these brain circuits are used in different languages.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)55-68
Number of pages14
JournalNew Directions for Child and Adolescent Development
Issue number158
Publication statusPublished - 2017 Dec

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Psychology
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology


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