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.
Cerebral blood flow is reduced in the Broca's area of people who stutter, researchers report. Additionally, the more severely a person stutters, the less blood flows to this area of the brain.
Researchers document the restoration of communication in a minimally conscious patient by measuring brain function before and after communication returned.