HOME >> BIOLOGY >> NEWS
Rare Brain Mapping Procedure Provides Unique Picture Of Two Areas Concerned With,,Language Processing and Production

t each site. He also was asked to imitate signs and complex arm gestures. Only six sites showed any motor impairment and just two, Broca's area and the supramarginal gyrus, exhibited consistent impairments to language processing or production.

Corina said basic research such as this is important because science is very interested in being able to provide people with improved communications skills. "One way to improve communications is to discover all the sub parts that are involved in language. To do this, we need to understand where and what portions of the brain are involved so we can develop better interventions to assist people," he said.

"This work also has a practical application to help deaf people who, like hearing people, have seizures. The medical community needs to be aware that it can use the same standardized mapping procedures used on hearing people to identify language areas to ensure better post-operative outcomes on deaf patients. People need to realize that sign languages are real and naturally occurring human languages."

Other members of the UW research team that mapped S.T.'s brain included George Ojemann and Carl Dodrill, professors of neurological surgery; James Brinkley, research associate professor of biological structure; Susan McBurney, doctoral student in linguistics, and Kevin Hinshaw, doctoral student in computer science and engineering.


'"/>

Contact: Joel Schwarz
joels@u.washington.edu
206-543-2580
University of Washington
8-Nov-1998


Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology news :

1. Brain has center for detecting sound motion
2. Brains reward circuitry revealed in procrastinating primates
3. Brain serotonin enzyme finding might explain psychiatric disorders
4. Brain development and puberty may be key factors in learning disorders
5. Organization for Human Brain Mapping 2004 Annual Meeting
6. Brain disease research, particle physics meet in the middle (ware)
7. Brain control
8. Brain cells become more discriminating when they work together
9. Brain signal predicts working memory prowess
10. Brain areas identified that decode emotions of others
11. Brain Centre gives Wales a world lead

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:11/14/2019)... ... November 13, 2019 , ... ... Robert Peterson, RAC , a regulatory affairs and program management executive with more ... medical device industries, has joined the firm as an Expert Consultant. , ...
(Date:11/12/2019)... ... November 12, 2019 , ... ... proposals from nonprofit U.S. universities and research institutions for its Instrumentation Grant ... of up to $1.2 million per site for the acquisition of instrumentation, development ...
(Date:11/7/2019)... ... November 07, 2019 , ... R3 Stem Cell is now offering ... rest of 2019. The code to use during checkout is FIFTYOFF and applies to ... the nation’s leader in regenerative therapies with over 12,000 successful stem cell procedures performed ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:11/5/2019)... ... 05, 2019 , ... Focal Healthcare , an innovator ... Fusion Bx 2.0 prostate fusion biopsy solution. By combining information from multiparametric MRI ... give urologists across Europe the ability to perform targeted transrectal and transperineal prostate ...
(Date:11/2/2019)... ... October 31, 2019 , ... ... pharma artificial intelligence pioneer tellic. drug360 brings tellic’s expertise in biomedical language ... allows researchers to quickly uncover relationships between genes, diseases, variants, phenotypes, and other ...
(Date:10/29/2019)... ... October 29, 2019 , ... ... its Silver sponsorship and cold chain validation workshop at the Biomanufacturing World Summit ... San Diego, California. , The Biomanufacturing World Summit brings together pharmaceutical ...
(Date:10/22/2019)... ... ... Catalent, a global leader in clinical supply services, today announced that Ann ... a panel session titled “Cell and Gene Therapy Logistics” at the upcoming Health and ... Oct. 28-30, 2019. , The panel session, on Wednesday, Oct. 30 at 8:30 a.m., ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
Cached News: