Psychology & Psychiatry

Babies need free tongue movement to decipher speech sounds

Inhibiting infants' tongue movements impedes their ability to distinguish between speech sounds, researchers with the University of British Columbia have found. The study is the first to discover a direct link between infants' ...

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

New method helps target Parkinson's disease

(Medical Xpress)—Health professionals may soon have a new method of diagnosing Parkinson's disease, one that is noninvasive and inexpensive, and, in early testing, has proved to be effective more than 90 percent of the ...

Other

Study of interaction between mouth movements and perceptions

Anyone who takes a mouthful of food notices straightaway how solid or liquid it is. If the teeth and tongue then go to work on this mouthful, you will notice attributes such as whether the food is fatty or creamy or how quickly ...