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Language skills are essential to a child’s ability to communicate and develop. These skills enable children to engage with other people and learn from their surroundings and in the classroom.
Can you forget a language you once knew?

Can you forget a language you once knew?

Predictors of cognitive decline in memory clinic patients

Predictors of cognitive decline in memory clinic patients

Doctors do not address patients by name in half of first-time visits

Doctors do not address patients by name in half of first-time visits

Combining brain scans and behavioral tests aids early identification of at-risk readers

Combining brain scans and behavioral tests aids early identification of at-risk readers

Ecstasy damages parts of the brain

Ecstasy damages parts of the brain

Low doses of Ecstasy associated with decreased verbal memory function

Low doses of Ecstasy associated with decreased verbal memory function

Simple tool to improve compliance with diabetes medications

Simple tool to improve compliance with diabetes medications

Why music sound right to our ears!

Why music sound right to our ears!

Watch your language! babies know the difference between French and English

Watch your language! babies know the difference between French and English

Disadvantaged TB patients urgently need social support to make medical treatment more effective

Disadvantaged TB patients urgently need social support to make medical treatment more effective

Veterans with extreme mixed handedness and high combat exposure five times more likely to have PTSD

Veterans with extreme mixed handedness and high combat exposure five times more likely to have PTSD

Peering into the body and visualizing its molecular secrets one step closer to reality

Peering into the body and visualizing its molecular secrets one step closer to reality

MIT researchers uncover surprising difference in gene regulation in mouse and human liver cells

MIT researchers uncover surprising difference in gene regulation in mouse and human liver cells

Study of normal brain development

Study of normal brain development

Left-right wiring determined by neural communication in the embryonic worm

Left-right wiring determined by neural communication in the embryonic worm

Children who are hyperactive tend to do worse academically

Children who are hyperactive tend to do worse academically

Study looks at traumatic brain injury - leading cause of abusive death in children

Study looks at traumatic brain injury - leading cause of abusive death in children

Online heart disease education program helps patients

Online heart disease education program helps patients

The Phi Complex as a neuromarker of human social coordination

The Phi Complex as a neuromarker of human social coordination

Better care for baby boomers

Better care for baby boomers