Why do preschool language abilities correlate with later reading? A twin study

Nicole Harlaar, Marianna E Hayiou-Thomas, Philip S Dale, Robert Plomin

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Language acquisition is predictive of successful reading development, but the nature of this link is poorly understood.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)688-705
Number of pages18
JournalJournal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research (JSLHR)
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2008


  • Child
  • Child Language
  • Child, Preschool
  • Educational Status
  • Humans
  • Language Development Disorders
  • Phenotype
  • Reading
  • Twins
  • Verbal Behavior
  • Verbal Learning

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