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  1. News - World - SCIENCE

    US study focuses on how infants' brains respond to language

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 04:51am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... birth is beneficial for their language development, along with exaggerated speech and mouth movements. "Understand that they want to talk with you- serve and volley- so give them a chance to talk back," she said. The process of learning [one's native language] is really unlearning Richard Aslin, psychologist Kuhl and her colleagues also threw a non-native language ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1556731/us-study-focuses-how-infants-brains-respond-language
  2. News - World - SCIENCE

    Learning second language may delay dementia, Scottish study finds

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 09:55pm by MCT

    ... secondlanguage maydelay dementia Maybe it's time to blow the dust off that Putonghua CD and learn something new. A study has found that picking up a new language, even in adulthood, can have serious ... But what if it's a self-selecting crowd? What if the people who learned two languages are just smarter to begin with? To help rule that factor out, researchers at the University of Edinburgh ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1524765/learning-second-language-may-delay-dementia-scottish-study-finds
  3. News - World - SCIENCE

    Autism tied to high levels of steroid hormones during pregnancy

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 09:41pm by BLOOM

    ... is associated with slower social and language development, better attention to detail and more autistic traits," Simon Baron- Cohen, professor of developmental psychopathology at Cambridge, said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1525392/autism-tied-high-levels-steroid-hormones-during-pregnancy
  4. News - World - SCIENCE

    Bopping to the beat is a rare feat in animals, scientists find

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 05:17am by AFP

    ... more about the relationship between rhythm and other abilities such as language, some believe Darwin may have been mistaken. "In terms of cognition, in humans the ability to move to a beat ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1429049/bopping-beat-rare-feat-animals-scientists-find
  5. News - World - SCIENCE

    Brain roadblock affects dyslexics, says study that contradicts current theories

    Posted Dec 06th 2013, 11:07pm by AFP

    ... or the brain's inability to understand the interaction of sounds and symbols that form language. Dyslexia is a learning disability that affects about 10 per cent of the population and occurs among people ... with dyslexia have an inferior ability to recognise the distinct sounds of language. Instead, the team found impaired connections between the right and left auditory regions, where phonetic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1374832/brain-roadblock-affects-dyslexics-says-study-contradicts-current-theories
  6. News - Hong Kong - SCIENCE

    Space camp shoots dreams into orbit

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 12:00am by Andrea Chen

    ... languages and two different sports, and impressed the judges with the lyrics she rewrote to her favourite song, My Dream. "Taking part in many activities has become the trend," said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1296197/space-camp-shoots-dreams-orbit
  7. Lifestyle - Books - SCIENCE

    Book review: Creation, by Adam Rutherford

    Posted Jul 21st 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... with great brio and a disarming line in personal commentary (he was a lab geneticist before becoming a science writer and broadcaster). DNA is a code, a language with only four letters- A, T, C, G, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1286237/book-review-creation-adam-rutherford
  8. News - China - SCIENCE

    Chinese astronaut gives lesson from Tiangong-1 space orbiter

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... it done by the hand of a Chinese astronaut and hearing the explanation in our own language offers a completely different experience," she said. Students in Beijing were also able to ask ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1265394/chinese-astronaut-gives-lesson-tiangong-1-space-orbiter
  9. News - World - SCIENCE

    High-res 3-D model of brain will put flood of new discoveries into context

    Posted Jun 22nd 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... their closest look yet at the structures that underlie aspects of the organ, ranging from cognition and language to ageing and disease. I think we're in an era now of very large big science coming ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1266019/high-res-3-d-model-brain-will-put-flood-new-discoveries-context
  10. Lifestyle - Books - SCIENCE

    Book review: The Human Face of Big Data, by Rick Smolan and Jennifer Erwitt

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Yam

    ... of his son's first three years, 200 gigabytes of data a day, to analyse how babies learn language; and engineer Oliver Senn's study of 830 million GPS records that revealed why ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1156178/book-review-human-face-big-data-rick-smolan-and-jennifer-erwitt

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