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Professor Maryanne Wolf: Reading is Not Natural

Maryanne Wolf is a professor of child development whose recent research has focused on the cognitive processes behind learning to read. In a recent interview with TVOParents, Wolf explains:

…reading is, in a way, a mirror to the human ability to go beyond what we were programmed to do…

Wolf’s book, Proust and the Squid: The Story and Science of the Reading Brain, “integrates psychology and archaeology, linguistics and education, history and neuroscience in a truly path-breaking look at the development of the reading brain…”

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