Tag: "dyslexia" at biology news
New dyslexia theory blames 'noise'
...ions can throw it off, according to a new model of dyslexia
emerging from a group of recent studies. The stud...ict an influential, 30-year-old theory that blamed dyslexia
on a neural deficit in processing the fast sounds of language. Instead, the studies suggest that ...
Is the brain wired for faces?
...tion deficits in mental disorders, such as autism, dyslexia
or schizophrenia. People with autism, for example, experience difficulty with recognizing faces, which might be caused by a defect on the neural level. Breakthroughs in this kind of research could someday lead to targeted therapies for the millions o...
Science's Breakthrough of the Year: Watching evolution in action
...iseases such schizophrenia, Tourette syndrome, and dyslexia
are rooted in "faulty wiring" of the brain's neural circuitry during development in the womb. Where Did Earth Come From?: This year, researchers took another look at Earth rocks and meteorites that resemble the starting material of the solar system ...
Researchers make surprise discovery that some neurons can transmit three signals at once
...rther study could have particular implications for dyslexia
and tinnitus ?often referred to as ringing in the ears ?which can be caused by abnormal inhibitory signaling within the auditory system, a region of the brain that is the focus of Dr. Kandler's research. Before there can be practical clinical applic...