17 July 2009
Vol 325, Issue 5938

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COVER Average patterns of brain recruitment, as measured by functional magnetic resonance imaging, in children with typical reading development (left) or dyslexia (right) as they sound out printed words. Left-hemisphere brain regions engaged by typical readers, the parietal cortex (upper left) and fusiform gyrus (lower left), are less engaged by dyslexic readers. See page 280. Photo illustration: Yael Kats (brain scans, Susan Whitfield-Gabrieli and John Gabrieli; background,