Brain signatures and types of difficulties children of a lower socioeconomic status experience when it comes to reading are different from those children who struggle to read but are from a higher socioeconomic status.
The brain processes speech by using a buffer, maintaining a "time stamp" of the past three speech sounds. Findings also reveal the brain processes multiple sounds at the same time without mixing up the identity of each sound by passing information between neurons in the auditory cortex.
Contrary to previous findings, a new study reports those who rise early tend to have superior verbal skills compared to night owls.
US Senate candidate, John Fetterman, who suffered a stroke earlier this year, has been criticized by the opposition for his performance in recent broadcasts and in this week's debate. Following his stroke, Fetterman developed aphasia, auditory processing, and speech issues which have led some to question his fitness for office. While aphasia and auditory processing disorders can make the speech of sufferers difficult to understand, they do not imply cognitive impairments. Researchers shed light on aphasia and stroke recovery, reporting auditory processing symptoms as a result of stroke do not alter one's intelligence, behavior, or other executive abilities.
Cats alter their behavior when their owner speaks in a cat-directed tone toward them, but not when their owner talks to another human or when a stranger addresses them in a cat-directed tone. Evidence suggests cats are able to, and do form strong bonds with their owners.
Hemispherectomy patients who had a hemisphere of their brain removed during childhood can correctly recognize differences between pairs of words or faces 80% of the time, a new study reports. The findings reveal how the brain adapts when it is highly plastic.
Social interaction robots show promise in helping those who stutter to improve their speech fluency and communication confidence.
Color perception can be affected by cultural influences, learning experiences, and our mother tongue.
Study identifies brain areas where the meaning of words is retrieved from memory and processed during language comprehension.