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Professor Usha Goswami FBA

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About this Fellow

Children's cognitive development, particularly the development of language and literacy; cross-language studies of reading and dyslexia; reading development in deaf children and language-impaired children; educational neuroscience of reading and dyslexia

Website: http://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/people/directory/ucg10@cam.ac.uk

Appointments

Current post

  • Professor of Cognitive Developmental Neuroscience and Director, Centre for Neuroscience in Education, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge; Fellow, St John's College, Cambridge

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