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Hear Jane Read: Psychologist’s Research Gives New Meaning to Semantics, Value of Reading Aloud

For years a key way of diagnosing dyslexia has been how well a person reads aloud.  Similarly, the reading skills of adult readers also have been assessed by having them read words aloud.  “The idea is that the more you

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Maggie Shiffrar Appointed Dean of the Graduate School at Rutgers University, Newark

Philip Yeagle, interim chancellor of Rutgers University in Newark, has announced the appointment of Dr. Maggie Shiffrar, professor of psychology, as dean of the Graduate School, effective July 1, 2012.

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