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Genome-wide linkage scan for loci of musical aptitude in Finnish families: evidence for a major locus at 4q22
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    Re: dyslexia, music, and phonological awareness

    We thank Kate Gladstone for the interest towards our study and answer to the comments as following:

    The statement that "an important predictor of dyslexia, phonological awareness, can be understood as poor auditory structuring ability applied to language" raises some questions for me. /1/ If dyslexia correlates with poor auditory structuring ability, it seems very strange that some alleles leading to dyslexia wo...

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    dyslexia, music, and phonological awareness

    The statement that "an important predictor of dyslexia, phonological awareness, can be understood as poor auditory structuring ability applied to language" raises some questions for me.

    /1/ If dyslexia correlates with poor auditory structuring ability, it seems very strange that some alleles leading to dyslexia would also lead to musical ability. One would generally assume that musical ability would involve m...

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