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Maryanne Wolf: Reading is not Natural

Written by The Reader, 21st April 2011

It seems like the most natural thing in the world for many of us now but a long while ago, we had to teach our brains the processes of reading. And as we know, for many people, that can be a really hard task. Professor Maryanne Wolf, the Director of the Center for Reading and Language Research at Tufts University, who will be giving a headline talk at our Reading for Wellbeing conference next month, explains:

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

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