language processing

Historical context, not the brain, drives language development: Study

April 15th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 15 (ANI): It's widely thought that word-order develops in accordance with a set of universal rules, applicable to all languages.But a new study has concluded that languages do not primarily ... Read more...

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Mom’s voice activates newborn’s language learning

December 20th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 20 (IANS) A mother's voice activates parts of her baby's brain responsible for language learning. Researchers at the University of Montreal made the discovery after performing electrical recordings on the ... Read more...

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Mother’s voice really is special to babies

December 16th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Montreal and the Sainte-Justine University Hospital Research Centre have found that a mother's voice plays a special role in activating newborn's brain.The research ... Read more...

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How eyes move when mind wanders while reading

August 31st, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 31 (ANI): Eye movements can indicate if you zone out while reading, says a new study.Scientists at the University of Pittsburgh recorded eye movements during reading and found that the ... Read more...

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How the brain processes language

October 16th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 16 (ANI): Using a rare procedure, researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have revealed how language is processed in the brain.The feat is a significant ... Read more...

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Your brain does disconnect when youre bored

December 11th, 2008 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 11 (ANI): While carrying out boring tasks, your mind does not wander it simply disconnects suggests a new study.After scanning the brains of people carrying out repetitive tasks that ... Read more...

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Indian-origin researchers new theory shows how injured brain deals with damage

November 16th, 2007 - 4:23 pm ICT by admin
Washington, November 16 (ANI): An Indian-origin researcher and his colleagues have proposed a new theory of brain flexibility, which helps explain how the brain compensates for damage from injuries caused by stroke ... Read more...

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