Richard K. Olson, College Professor of Distinction, emeritus
College Professor of Distinction, emeritus • Publications
Psychology & Neuroscience • Institute for Behavioral Genetics

Department of Psychology and Neuroscience
University of Colorado Boulder
345 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309-0345

Research Interests:
Etiology and remediation of reading disabilities and component processes in reading and language.

Selected Publications:

  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 |

Dr. Olson speaks on the Reading and Language Laboratory: