In the balance

16th June 2000 at 01:00
MOTION-sickness pills could help some dyslexics, says Harold Levinson, an American psychiatrist and neurologist.

He thinks dyslexia is linked to disorders in the inner-ear and cerbellum, which are responsible for balance, movement and co-ordination. He cited the example of astronauts who showed dyslexia-like symptoms during periods of weightlessness.

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