Bennett Arthur Shaywitz MD

Charles and Helen Schwab Professor of Pediatrics (Neurology) and Professor of Neurology; Section Chief, Pediatric Neurology; Co-Director, Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical Group

Office of Student ResearchNeurology | Pediatrics: Pediatric Specialty Center

Research Interests

Neurobiology of Reading & Dyslexia; Attentional Mechanisms in reading more...


  • M.D., Washington University, 1963

Selected Publications

  • Paying attention to reading: the neurobiology of reading and dyslexia. Shaywitz SE, Shaywitz BA. Dev Psychopathol. 2008 Fall;20(4):1329-49.
  • The education of dyslexic children from childhood to young adulthood. Shaywitz SE, Morris R, Shaywitz BA. Annu Rev Psychol. 2008;59:451-75.
  • Longitudinal models of developmental dynamics between reading and cognition from childhood to adolescence. Ferrer E, McArdle JJ, Shaywitz BA, Holahan JM, Marchione K, Shaywitz SE. Dev Psychol. 2007 Nov;43(6):1460-73.



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