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Researchers uncover a sensory hub

When I was four years old, I was bitten really hard by a dog—my dog, in fact—and still have a meandering scar on my knee. I vaguely remember seeing the blood, panicking, and my father holding me and telling me to pinch my arm to help with the pain. 461 more words

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Behavioral and multimodal neuroimaging evidence for a deficit in brain timing networks in stuttering - a hypothesis and theory

The authors provide a theoretical framework for viewing stuttering as a disorder of timing. Evidence is reviewed from neuroimaging and brain stimulation experiments that show a great degree of overlap between the structures engaged in the internal timing of movements and the regions thought to be causally involved in stuttering. 67 more words