Professor and Chair of the Department of Learning Disabilities,
Member of the Edmond J. Safra Brain Research Center for the Study of Learning Disabilities.
David Share received his PhD in Education and Psychology from Deakin University, Geelong, Australia and is currently Full Professor and Chair of the Department of Learning Disabilities and a member of the Edmond J. Safra Brain Research Center for the Study of Learning Disabilities. David’s field is the early development of reading with an emphasis on variation between children in reading ability and special attention to reading difficulties (dyslexia) and, more recently, the role of writing system variation in early reading acquisition.
My scientific work (over 100 publications) has appeared in a wide variety of international journals in psychology and education (attracting over 10,000 citations). My self-teaching paper published in Cognition in 1995 has been ranked among the all-time top 100 most highly cited articles in the field of cognitive psychology.