Learning to Read Changes the Brain

Education Week provides a summary blog post of research conducted by Falk Huettig from the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, revealing that the brain undergoes significant changes when a person is taught to read. The study was conducted with illiterate adults in India and Nepal, showing that new communication pathways between areas of the brain developed once the reading code was cracked. This summary also includes a link to the published research. 

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