Decoding

Decoding is the mental and academic skill of being able to look at letters, numbers and words and translate them into sounds and meanings. This is most basic skill behind learning to read and work with written or printed materials. Although not a difficult skill for most people, problems who's "mental wiring" is different can have a visual perception problem called dyslexia that causes letters and numbers to appear to grow, shrink, or reverse themselves.

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History of Psychology
History of Psychology