Around one in ten children in the UK have dyslexia, a developmental condition which means that they struggle to learn to read. It often causes difficulties in spelling too. Reading…Read More >
Last month saw Early Career Researchers (ECRs) pitching collaborative research ideas to a panel of ‘Dragons’, with three projects securing funding from the panel. The event was jointly hosted by…Read More >
Children with autism can be over-responsive to things like loud noises or clothing fabrics, which can develop into lifelong phobias. Writing for The Conversation, Dr Keren MacLennan explains that early…Read More >
Dr Ciara McCabe, our specialist on the brain’s reward system, looks at the latest craze for ‘dopamine fasting’ and separates fact from fiction in a new post for The Conversation.
From finding brain changes decades before dementia strikes to exploring the protective effects of speaking another language, Reading researchers are targeting the disease on several fronts. For World Alzheimer’s Day,…Read More >
Today we’re hosting the Autistica Discover conference – bringing together scientists, clinicians, autistic people and their families to discuss the latest autism research discoveries. Sarah Harrop spoke to Professor Bhisma…Read More >