Education: Upside Down Writer

About one child in ten is a "strephosymbolic" (twister of symbols). He tends to see or remember things backwards. Most common form of this peculiarity is to read was for saw. Other strephosymbolics are "mirror writers," who write backwards, from right to left. This phenomenon still baffles psychologists. Most widely accepted theory is that of famed Psychopathologist Samuel Torrey Orton of Manhattan. He holds that reading & writing are controlled by one side of the brain. Normally one cerebral hemisphere is dominant, but when that is not the case, the brain may...

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