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Department of Psychology


Key publications: 

Huss M, Verney JP, Fosker T, Mead N & Goswami U (2011). Music, rhythm, rise time perception and developmental dyslexia: Perception of musical meter predicts reading and phonology. Cortex, 47, 674-89.

Beddington J, Cooper CL, Field J, Goswami U, Huppert FA, Jenkins R, Jones HS, Kirkwood TBL, Sahakian BJ & Thomas SM (2008). The mental wealth of nations. Nature 455: 1057-1060.

Goswami U (2006). Neuroscience and education: from research to practice? Nat Rev Neurosci 7(5):406-11.

Ziegler J & Goswami U (2005). Reading acquisition, developmental dyslexia, and skilled reading across languages: a psycholinguistic grain size theory, Psychological Bulletin, 131(1), 3-29.

Professor of Cognitive Developmental Neuroscience
Director, Centre for Neuroscience in Education
Fellow, St John's College, Cambridge

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Person keywords: 
cognitive development
reasoning by analogy
neuroscience in education
reading development
spelling development
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