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Children's oral language can be a good predictor of future writing difficulties

Children's oral language can be a good predictor of future writing difficulties

Researchers receive $2.098 million grant to study recovery of language after stroke

Researchers receive $2.098 million grant to study recovery of language after stroke

California scholar receives Wrawemeyer Award for Psychology for proposed somatic marker hypothesis

California scholar receives Wrawemeyer Award for Psychology for proposed somatic marker hypothesis

Treatments based on behavioral or non-invasive physiological stimulation show greatest potential

Treatments based on behavioral or non-invasive physiological stimulation show greatest potential

Patients with rare epilepsy aphasia share mutations on same gene

Patients with rare epilepsy aphasia share mutations on same gene

Simple tests to recognize ability of famous people may help doctors identify early dementia

Simple tests to recognize ability of famous people may help doctors identify early dementia

Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) and emotional memories: an interview with Dr. Fiona Kumfor and Assoc. Prof. Olivier Piguet, NeuRA

Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) and emotional memories: an interview with Dr. Fiona Kumfor and Assoc. Prof. Olivier Piguet, NeuRA

UCSF researchers develop assessment tool to predict patient's risk of delirium

UCSF researchers develop assessment tool to predict patient's risk of delirium

Researchers develop stimulation technique to improve language function in stroke patients with aphasia

Researchers develop stimulation technique to improve language function in stroke patients with aphasia

Intense speech therapy shows potential in post-ischemic aphasia

Intense speech therapy shows potential in post-ischemic aphasia

Study shows why some stroke patients recover from aphasia and others do not

Study shows why some stroke patients recover from aphasia and others do not

Non-musicians who speak tonal languages may have a better ear for learning musical notes

Non-musicians who speak tonal languages may have a better ear for learning musical notes

New research shows dystextia may become vital tool for diagnosing stroke

New research shows dystextia may become vital tool for diagnosing stroke

Jones & Bartlett Learning publishes 'Introduction to Neurogenic Communication Disorders'

Jones & Bartlett Learning publishes 'Introduction to Neurogenic Communication Disorders'

Researchers bring hope for patients with aphasia

Researchers bring hope for patients with aphasia

New frontiers in trauma and stroke recovery

New frontiers in trauma and stroke recovery

Speech entrainment benefits stroke victims with Broca's aphasia

Speech entrainment benefits stroke victims with Broca's aphasia

Jan. issue of Behavioural Neurology features papers on aphasia and hemispatial neglect

Jan. issue of Behavioural Neurology features papers on aphasia and hemispatial neglect

‘Virtual language therapist’ set to benefit aphasia patients

‘Virtual language therapist’ set to benefit aphasia patients

Most people completely unaware of aphasia

Most people completely unaware of aphasia