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A rare brain disorder can entirely change the way you speak.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of April 20, 2020.
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You might struggle to learn new steps in your dance class, but your brain is working to ensure you nail the routine.
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Advances in imaging technology allow scientists to look at the wiring that helps us understand our surroundings.
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Take a look at this new study about the ideal time frame for students to learn a second language.
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Want to know how the brain works? Let these eight fundamental concepts guide your way.
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Almost all children reverse letters when they’re first learning to read and write. Children with dyslexia might not outgrow this behavior as quickly as their peers, but reading and writing backwards is not the basis of dyslexia.
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Damage to certain parts of the brain can impair our ability to distinguish between related objects, like apples and oranges.
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A typeface seeks to ease some of the challenges people with dyslexia face when reading.
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Why are birds used to study language? Where is language located in the brain? Help your students answer these questions and more with this classroom presentation.
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Thousands of people are captivated by the live video stream of a pair of bald eagles, named Mr. President and The First Lady, nesting on top of a Tulip Poplar tree at the U.S. National Arboretum.
The researcher discusses her fascination with the stars and what songbirds can teach us about human language.
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What if the number 7 tasted like chocolate? What if Monday was purple? This is what life is like for someone with synesthesia. Learn more about this fascinating neurological trait with this video.
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3D Brain

An interactive brain map that you can rotate in a three-dimensional space.