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Older adults who have suffered from aphasia for a long time can nevertheless improve their language function and maintain these improvements in the long term.
Patients with serious speech disorders are often able to sing complete texts. However, melody may not be the decisive factor.
Broca's region is classically regarded as the motor centre for speech.
A study by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine reports a significant breakthrough in explaining gaps in scientists' understanding of human brain function.
Findings from a study on the brain and speech could aid stroke patients who have problems choosing words, say Rice University researchers in Houston. The new research by Rice psychologist Tatiana Schnur clearly identifies the regions of the brain involved in choosing appropriate words during speech, the university announced Wednesday. Schnur and her colleagues compared brain scans from 16 healthy volunteers and 12 volunteers who suffered from a language disorder as a result of stroke, said...
New research by a Rice University psychologist clearly identifies the parts of the brain involved in the process of choosing appropriate words during speech.
Melodic intonation therapy seems to help stroke victims by engaging the right brain hemisphere and asking patients to tap out rhythms and repeat simple melodies.
study, published in Nature by Dr. Michael Petrides at the Montreal Neurological Institute at McGill University, identifies a distinct brain region in macaque monkeys homologous to Broca's area - the region in humans critical for speech production.
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