New AI Algorithm Predicts How Well Deaf Children Will Learn Language
Researchers have created a new algorithm that uses brain scans to predict language ability in deaf children after they receive a cochlear implant, according to a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences...
Learning: In Tiny Part of the Brain, a Key to Foreign Tongues
Just can’t manage to nail down the subjunctive tense in French or the difference between the Spanish verbs for “to be”? Blame your Heschl’s gyrus — or at least your left one, anyway...
Research on Developmental Problems in Kids
A landmark study has been launched by researchers that will try to predict developmental problems in children such as learning disabilities, dyslexia and autism.
They will track the growth of 300 infants as young as a few weeks old, using brain scans over a five-year period...
Researchers to Go into the Minds of Infants
Chinese University researchers will follow 300 local youngsters for five years to try to pin down factors for dyslexia and other development issues.
The ambitious study that starts tracking the children from birth is looking for contributing factors to brain development problems that can lead to language impairment and dyslexia, said research leader Patrick Wong Chun- man, who directs the university's Brain and Mind Institute...