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From: Subcortical processing of speech regularities underlies reading and music aptitude in children

Figure 4

Structural equation model (SEM) of music aptitude, reading, auditory working memory/attention and auditory brainstem function. Music aptitude accounts for 38% of the variability in reading ability through its impact on auditory working memory/attention and subcortical enhancement of predictable speech harmonics. The model demonstrates an excellent fit; values plotted represent squared correlation coefficients (r2). *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001.

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