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Language Disorder Tied to Genetics
Research published in the current issue of Current Directions in Psychological Science has shown genetics to be the most important factor in the development of Specific language impairment (SLI), a condition which causes slow language development unrelated ...
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Bilingualism Staves Off Dementia
Scientists at Canada's Rotman Research Institute at the Baycrest Research Centre for Aging and the Brain have found that using two languages throughout one's life delays symptoms of dementia for up to four years. Researchers charted 184 patients with Alzhe...
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PsychBriefs: August 3 - 10, 2007
Our weekly wrap-up of news, interesting research, and noteworthy happenings in the worlds of psychiatry, psychology, and social work. Women Less Likely to Choose Manly Men for Long Haul When looking for long-term commitment, women view men with more femini...
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Toddlers Understand Whole Better Than Parts
Children in the early stages of language acquisition are more likely to attribute new vocabulary to whole objects rather than parts, shows a new study.
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Fathers Suffering Postpartum Depression May Hinder Child Development
Men are also at a high risk for depression following the birth of a child, shows new research presented at the American Psychiatric Association meeting in Washington last week.
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Gestures May Reveal Innate Linguistic Structure
An English speaker kicks a ball, but a Turkish speaker ball kicks--at least if you're following the grammatical order of his or her language. However, a new study shows that without words, speakers of these two language order things in the same way.
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