HOME >> MEDICINE >> NEWS
Wired By Words

The following news conference will take place in the Whidbey Room of the Westin Seattle Hotel, 1900 Fifth Avenue, Seattle, Washington.

It will occur at an international meeting devoted exclusively to the science of acoustics: the Joint 16th International Congress on Acoustics (ICA) and the 135th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA), to take place between June 20-26 at the Seattle Sheraton Hotel and Towers and the Westin Seattle. A news release on the meeting can be found at http://www.acoustics.org/press_release.html

One of the most intriguing recent theories in psycholinguistics asserts that babies essentially form all the nerve-cell connections in the brain required to comprehend the sounds of their native language by the time they are a year old, even if they cannot yet vocalize their words. In an effort to understand further how the infant brain wires itself to incoming language information, Patricia Kuhl of the University of Washington (206-543-7974) will present new non-invasive electrical measurements of brain activity in 7-month-olds listening to sounds from their native language (3aSC2). Kuhl proposes that a baby starts out as a "language universalist," but by the first year it becomes a "language specialist," in which its nerve cells wire themselves to perceive distinctions between different types of sounds in its native language.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION BEFORE JUNE 22

Please feel free to call Ben Stein of the American Institute of Physics at 301-209-3091. To read the abstracts of the paper mentioned in the news conference description, go to the ICA/ASA Meeting Abstracts Database (asa.aip.org/asasearch.html) and type in the paper code.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFO DURING THE WEEK OF JUNE 22

Please feel free to call Ben Stein at the meeting newsroom: 206-727-7617 and 206-727-7618. The newsroom will be located at the Blak
'"/>

Contact: Ben Stein
bstein@aip.acp.org
301-209-3091
American Institute of Physics
13-Jun-1998


Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Sub-saharan African music, visibly stressed E. coli, and the sounds of Mars at National Acoustics meeting
2. Surgery without the scapel: U. Va. Health System marks fifteenth anniversary of Gamma knife
3. Surgery for treatment of temporal lobe epilepsy varies among ethnic groups
4. Surgery cuts cardiac arrests among those with rare heart disorder
5. Surgery without radiation inadequate for DCIS, study reveals
6. Surgery using mesh patch eliminates recurrence
7. Surgery league tables could threaten access to care
8. Skull Base Institute at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center to host fourth annual Skull Base Surgery Symposium
9. Surgery for severely obese improves more than just weight
10. Knife-Less Brain Surgery Offers New Treatment Options
11. Study Finds Lymph Node Surgery Unnecessary For Many Breast Cancer Patients

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


(Date:7/28/2017)... ... ... of the original Sharks from hit reality series Shark Tank, and the Product Managers of ... Earth. , Most people put their healthcare above their skincare, but the fact is that ... our bodies. After all, the skin is the largest organ which is why it’s imperative ...
(Date:7/28/2017)... ... July 28, 2017 , ... Join Becker's Healthcare as ... - 23, 2017 in Chicago IL. Great sessions on Epic, Cyber Security, Telehealth, Mobile ... Don't miss discussion talks by:, George W. Bush, 43rd ...
(Date:7/28/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... July 28, 2017 , ... Leyden Insurance ... families and business owners in and around Cook County, is working in conjunction with ... for students and veterans. , Established in honor of a brave soldier who is ...
(Date:7/27/2017)... NJ (PRWEB) , ... July 27, 2017 , ... ... a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry (ABOI/ID). After successfully ... of the nation’s leading providers of dental implants . Dr. Kimowitz and ...
(Date:7/27/2017)... ... July 27, 2017 , ... For bicycling enthusiasts around ... challenge. The 24-hour race takes place against a backdrop of tree-lined hills at the ... run from July 28-30, Rad am Ring consists of some 73 curves, stretching out ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:7/11/2017)... Zymo Research Corp., also known as ,The Epigenetics Company, announced ... in a precise manner using the myDNAge ™ test. Based on ... of human genetics and biostatistics at the David Geffen School of ... Zymo Research,s proprietary DNAge ™ technology is used to analyze DNA ... ...
(Date:7/11/2017)... LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. , July 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... hematology and urinalysis diagnostic testing equipment as well ... latest innovation: a way to make quality assurance ... control processes. "Sysmex is well known for the ... SM Quality Monitor elevates quality assurance processes ...
(Date:7/10/2017)... medical equipment and supply demand is forecast to reach ... Equipment & Supplies: United States , a report ... demand for medical services – driven in large part ... gains in disposable personal income – will boost sales ... also drive sales as providers and patients seek the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
Cached News: