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"Do You See What I See?" How Cultural Diversity Impacts Attention
New insights into the role of social interaction and cultural diversity in the development of attention.
Words Count: Study Shows Words are Needed to Think About Numbers
Among adults who vary in their knowledge of number words, the ability to reason about numbers is bound by the highest number they can count to.
Mapping the Musical Mind
Interesting patterns of brain activity emerge during children's musical analysis exercises.
Singing & Fine Motor Control
Scientists key in on the brain's mechanism for both singing and learning fine motor skills.
Evidence Dyslexia Affects Children's Visual Processing Beyond Just Reading
Children with dyslexia are slower to process visual information, according to new research that sheds new light on which brain processes are affected by dyslexia beyond just reading ability.
Foreign Language & Music: Does Rhythm Improve Learning?
Research has shown that a music-related hobby boosts language skills and affects the processing of speech in the brain. According to a new study, the reverse also happens – learning foreign languages can affect the processing of music in the brain.
Building Your Child's Vocabulary? Learn by Doing!
Learning techniques that involve the performance of gestures instead of simple audio or visual information can benefit learners.
Team Finds Brain Mechanism that Automatically Links Objects in our Minds
Scientists map the part of the brain that "links" similar objects, leading to new insights about how the brain processes information out of context.
Infants Capable of Complex Babble May Grow into Stronger Readers
Infants' early speech production may predict their later literacy, according to a study from Florida State University.
We Hear What We Want to Hear
New findings on the importance of anticipation in brain organization, specifically in auditory processing.
Strong links between music and math, reading achievement
A music educator thought he could disprove the notion of a link between students’ musical and mathematical achievement. He was wrong.