While listening to audiobooks with a captivating narrative, the inferior parietal lobe and visual cortex elicit individual meaning and flow of mental imagery.
A small, preliminary study helps researchers identify a region of the brain that specializes in the processing of auditory words.
Using fNIRS, researchers discovered babies are able to pick out words from speech at as young as three days old.
A new neuroimaging study reveals how dogs process words they have been taught to associate with objects. Findings suggest dogs have a rudimentary neural representation of meaning for words they have been taught.
Brain responses from 6 month old infants with an inherited dyslexia risk differed from those without the risk factor and also predicted their reading ability later in childhood, a new study reveals.
According to researchers, children raised with parents who speak the same language, but with different accents, recognize words dramatically differently by 12 months of age than those whose parents speak with similar accents. Researchers say the effect of multiple accents should be taken into account when studying monolingual language acquisition.
Researchers report we may see similarities between different languages as a result of the brain's preference for efficient information processing.
Researchers link physical fitness in children to increased gray matter volume in areas of the brain implicated in language processing and reading skills.