Carnegie Mellon researchers identify brain regions that encode words, grammar, story

Posted in Science on 30th Nov, 2014
by Alex Muller

Analyzing multiple subprocesses of the brain at the same time is unprecedented in cognitive neuroscience.

Lost languages leave traces on the brain

Posted in Science on 23rd Nov, 2014
by Alex Muller

What happens if a child gets shifted into a different culture after laying the foundations of its first native language?

Learning second language 'slows brain ageing'

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Jun, 2014
by Alex Muller

Learning a second language can have a positive effect on the brain, even if it is taken up in adulthood, a University of Edinburgh study suggests.

Speaking more than one language may delay dementia

Posted in Science on 8th Nov, 2013
by Alex Muller

Speaking more than one language "stimulates your brain all the time," researcher says.