Richard K. Olson

Institute for Behavioral Genetics

447 UCB

Boulder, CO 80309

Research Interests:

Etiology and remediation of reading disabilities and component processes in reading and language.

Publication Highlights:

1. Wadsworth SJ, DeFries JC, Olson RK, Willcutt EG.(2007). Colorado longitudinal twin study of reading disability. Annals of Dyslexia, 57(2), 139-60. | pubmed abstract |

2. Willcutt EG, Pennington BF, Olson RK, DeFries JC.(2007). Understanding comorbidity: a twin study of reading disability and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. American journal of medical genetics. Part B, Neuropsychiatric genetics, 144(6), 709-14. | pubmed abstract |

3. Olson RK. (2006) Genes, environment, and dyslexia. The 2005 Norman Geschwind Memorial Lecture.
Annals of Dyslexia, 56(2), 205-38. | pubmed abstract |