Neuroscience

Researchers outline specific patterns in reading in Russian

Psycholinguists from the HSE Center for Language and Brain, in collaboration with researchers from the City University of New York and the University of Stuttgart, investigated how reading in Russian varies among different ...

Neuroscience

Using AI to map how the brain understands sentences

Have you ever wondered why you are able to hear a sentence and understand its meaning—given that the same words in a different order would have an entirely different meaning? New research involving neuroimaging and A.I., ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Cambodia turns hotel into COVID hospital as cases rise

A defunct luxury hotel in Cambodia's capital finished conversion into a 500-room coronavirus hospital on Monday, as authorities enforced a new law imposing criminal punishments for violating health rules and infections continued ...

HIV & AIDS

Human immune cells have natural alarm system against HIV

Treatment for HIV has improved tremendously over the past 30 years; once a death sentence, the disease is now a manageable lifelong condition in many parts of the world. Life expectancy is about the same as that of individuals ...

Neuroscience

Cochlear implants aid speech recognition in most adults

(HealthDay)—Most adult patients have statistically significant postoperative improvements in speech recognition after receiving cochlear implants, according to a study published online Jan. 7 in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head ...

Neuroscience

How we learn words and sentences at the same time

How people work out the meanings of new words has been revealed by Lancaster University researchers, who say this is similar to the way in which young children learn language.

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