Special Issue "Cognition in Adults with Dyslexia"
A special issue of Behavioral Sciences (ISSN 2076-328X). This special issue belongs to the section "Cognition".
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 June 2023 | Viewed by 120
Special Issue Editor
Interests: developmental dyslexia; adult cognition; executive function; working memory; prospective memory; everyday memory; cognitive ergonomics; time perception; mental time travel
Special Issue Information
Dyslexia is a neurodevelopmental condition with lifelong effects, and the evidence available indicates that dyslexia-related deficits extend beyond phonological processing to affect a broader range of cognitive abilities. In comparison with the volume of research reported on the cognition of children with dyslexia, however, research into the effects of dyslexia on cognition in adulthood remains under-represented in the literature. Due to the different calls upon cognition in adulthood compared with childhood and different levels of responsibility for one’s own cognitive performance, it is important that cognition in adults with dyslexia is studied in its own right and that this research should explore its impact on both theoretical and applied levels. To this end, this Special Issue aims to develop our understanding of the way that dyslexia in adulthood can affect different aspects of cognition, such as memory (short-term and working memory, long-term memory, and prospective memory), executive function, and attention. Different methodological approaches to further understanding cognition in adults with dyslexia both under laboratory conditions and in everyday life are welcomed. Consideration of how broader cognitive deficits might relate to deficits in phonological processing and reading and writing processes is also encouraged.
Dr. James H. Smith-Spark
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- developmental dyslexia
- executive function
- working memory
- prospective memory
- long-term memory
- everyday memory