Carsten Elbro

Carsten Elbro


Current research

CE's main research areas are reading and reading difficulties, including dyslexia and specific comprehension difficulties. He also works on the development of methods in applied psycholinguistics.

CE is a member of the editorial boards of Scientific Studies of Reading and Annals of Dyslexia, he is also on the scientific board of Mål og Mæle. He is the founder of Centre for Reading Research at the University of Copenhagen, and Dansk Videnscenter for Ordblindhed ('The Danish Dyslexia Information Centre').

Selected research projects

In Search of Early Predictors of Reading Comprehension Difficulties in Chinese Hong Kong (Co-Investigator, PI: Connie Ho), Hong Kong Research Grants Council, #17614517. Sep. 2017-Sep. 2020.

An investigation of causal relationship between reading comprehension difficulties and inference abilities. (Co-investigator, PI: Yuhtsuen Tzeng), Taiwan. Taiwan Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST). Aug. 2017 - July 2020.

Enrichment of poor readers.  (Co-investigator, PI: Nicolai Kristensen, VIVE). The Danish Research Council 1/4 2019-1/4 2023.

What is in ba, be, bi, bo, bu, etc.? A cross-linguistic study of verbal learning and blending (Co-Investigator, PI: Barbara Arfé). Department of Developmental and Social Psychology, University of Padova. 1/10 2019 – 31/12 2020.



Læsning 1 (literacy)

Læsning 2 (literacy difficulties)

Sprog og psykologi 2 (language and psychology): Introduction to psycholinguistics

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