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:2/5/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... February 05, 2016 , ... ... announce the addition of micro-needling services in their Napa Valley office. The technique ... of Plastic Surgery Associates, Dr. Canales and Dr. Furnas, are part of only ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... February 05, 2016 , ... The Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) ... and serving the lymphoma community through a comprehensive series of education programs, outreach ... Wine Tasting Event at the La Gorce Country Club in Miami Beach on ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... 05, 2016 , ... Regular gym users know the routine: each January, they ... access the treadmills. It’s a predictable trend. After the excesses of November and December, ... shape by joining gyms, starting new walking or running routines, or signing up for ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... 2016 , ... At its annual meeting held last week, the American Parkinson ... Board of Directors. Mr. McDermott succeeds former APDA Chairman, Fred Greene. , "We are ... , APDA President and CEO. “Pat has tirelessly served APDA since 2001 when he ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... ... Colorize is a web theme package created exclusively for Final ... dynamic moving camera. Colorize is perfect for personal and web related videos and its ... to 5 focus points per scene, stage floor scene presets that are great for ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/4/2016)... , Feb. 4, 2016   Bernstein Liebhard LLP ... filed in the United States District Court for the District ... class (the "Class") consisting of all persons or entities who ... "Company") (NASDAQ: INSY ) from March 3, 2015 through ... and certain of its officers with violations of the Securities ...
(Date:2/4/2016)... 2016 Summary Breast cancer, a malignant ... most common cancer in women worldwide, accounting for 16% ... The number of women diagnosed with breast cancer has ... of deaths has declined due to earlier diagnosis and ... revolutionized in the past four decades, especially with increasing ...
(Date:2/4/2016)... International Inc. (NYSE: MTD ) today announced fourth ... , Sales in local currency increased 3% ... sales decreased 3% as currency reduced sales growth by ... diluted share as reported (EPS) were $4.44, compared with ... $4.65, an increase of 10% over the prior-year amount ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
Cached News: