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Gulliver’s Travels author ‘used baby language in love letters’


January 29th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 29 (ANI): The language Jonathan Swift, the author of Gulliver's Travels, used in a series of letters to two women reflects the way babies talk, suggests a new research.Dr Abigail ... Read more...

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Music lessons may boost a person’s ability to hear in noise


August 18th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 18 (ANI): Musical training could enhance a person's ability to hear speech despite the deleterious effects of background noise by strengthening auditory memory and the representation of important acoustic features, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How noise affects nervous system’s ability to transcribe sounds key to reading skills


July 14th, 2009 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 14 (ANI): A new study conducted by Northwestern University researchers offers an unparalleled look at how noise affects the nervous system's ability to transcribe sounds whose subtle differences are key ... Read more...

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Researchers to help deaf ‘hear’


February 28th, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) Researchers are working on tactile devices that can help the deaf to 'hear' -- through vibrations. Tactile devices translate sound waves into vibrations that allow the user to distinguish ... Read more...

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New touch-based device to help deaf people read lips better


February 28th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 28 (ANI): Researchers in MIT''s Sensory Communication Group are trying to develop a new generation of tactile devices, which will translate sound waves into vibrations so that deaf people ... Read more...

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Babies learn hundreds of words much before they start talking


October 31st, 2008 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): No matter when babies start talking, a new study has claimed that infants'' brains become acquainted with hundreds of words much before they start uttering them. The ... Read more...

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How a poetry-enhancing technique boosts memory


July 31st, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): Whether its a nursery rhyme or a Shakespearian sonnet, alliterations have always been an integral part of poetry. Now, a new study suggests that the literary technique ... Read more...

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Brain implant helps restore speech in ”almost totally paralysed man”


July 10th, 2008 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 10 (ANI): A group of scientists have given an almost totally paralysed man a chance to speak again by implanting an electrode in his stroke-stricken brain. Erik Ramsey was ... Read more...

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People with dentures may soon be able to speak normally


May 21st, 2008 - 4:31 pm ICT by admin
London , May 21 (ANI): People with dentures may soon be able to speak normally, thanks to researchers who have developed dentures fitted with sensors that record pressure exerted by the ... Read more...

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Brian implant may help restore speech


November 15th, 2007 - 4:48 pm ICT by admin
Washington, November 15 (ANI): US neuroscientists are hoping to restore speech to a man who has been paralysed for eight years, and is unable to communicate other than through eye movements, with ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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