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Brain can rotate letters and words reflected in the mirror


April 1st, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 01 (ANI): A team of scientists from the Basque Centre on Cognition, Brain and Language (BCBL) has shown for the first time that the human brain can mentally rotate words ... Read more...

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Neuroimaging ‘predicts’ which dyslexics will learn to read


December 21st, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): Stanford University researchers have used brain imaging to predict with 90 percent precision which teenagers with dyslexia would improve their reading skills over time.Their study, the first to ... Read more...

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Eye movement problems ’cause reading difficulties in stroke patients’


December 2nd, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 02 (ANI): A new study led by scientists at Liverpool has found that damage to the nerve supply that controls eye movement is a common problem after a stroke.Visual ... Read more...

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Gene discovery supports handedness, language-related disorders link


November 5th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 5 (ANI): Scientists have identified a genetic variant, which influences whether a person with dyslexia is more skilled with either the left or right hand.The finding identifies a novel ... Read more...

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No link between dyslexia and lack of musical ability


April 9th, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 9 (ANI): Scientists in Belgium have found no link between dyslexia and a lack of musical ability.What's more, the scientists say, attempts to treat dyslexia with music therapy are unwarranted.The ... Read more...

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Peter Beckingham is new British deputy envoy in Mumbai


January 29th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) British Ambassador to the Philippines Peter Beckingham has been appointed the new British Deputy High Commissioner in Mumbai. An expert on trade, investment and a lover of cricket, Beckingham ... Read more...

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How the brain handles words


April 30th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): How the brain gives meaning to letters on a page has been a mystery for scientists. Now, a new study has tried to solve the puzzle.Neuroscientists at Georgetown ... Read more...

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Gene linked to most common form of epilepsy identified


January 29th, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): An international team of researchers has identified a gene linked to the most common type of epilepsy called Rolandic epilepsy, which is associated with seizures starting in ... Read more...

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