Neuroscience

Sentences have their own timing in the brain

The brain links incoming speech sounds to knowledge of grammar, which is abstract in nature. But how does the brain encode abstract sentence structure? In a neuroimaging study published in PLOS Biology, researchers from the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Afghanistan faces raging measles outbreak: WHO

A raging measles outbreak has sickened thousands and killed nearly 100 in crisis-ravaged Afghanistan this year, the World Health Organization said Friday, warning that many more would die without urgent action.

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., ...

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