The development of a child's general and grammatical linguistic abilities between the ages of 3 to 4 is accompanied by the maturation of brain structures within the "language network".
In a study of speakers of 45 languages, researchers found similar patterns of brain activity and language selectivity.
Researchers have identified a specific brain network that becomes active as we plan our replies within a conversation.
Researchers report the brain controls speech production in a similar manner to how it controls the production of arm and hand movements. The findings could help to build better speech decoders for BMI, helping those who are unable to speak to find their voice.
Researchers report the greater conversational turn taking between adults and children, the stronger the connections are between the Wernicke's area and Broca's area in the child's brain.
Engaging young children in conversation helps boost language development, researchers report.
Dyslexic children of lower socioeconomic status benefit more from summer reading programs than their more affluent peers, a new study reports.
A new study places the appearance of modern humanlike cognition at the emergence of Homo erectus 1.8 million years ago, 600,000 years before the appearance of Neanderthals.