News tagged with comprehension

Predicting what they say

An Australian-American team of investigators has made novel discoveries about the human ability to predict what other people are about to say. Their findings could have significant applications for educators, speech therapists, ...

Mar 29, 2010
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How do we understand written language?

How do we know that certain combinations of letters have certain meanings? Reading and spelling are complex processes, involving several different areas of the brain, but researchers from Johns Hopkins University in the ...

Dec 16, 2009
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Young adults who exercise get higher IQ

Young adults who are fit have a higher IQ and are more likely to go on to university, reveals a major new study carried out at the Sahlgrenska Academy and Sahlgrenska University Hospital.

Dec 02, 2009
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Neuroscientists map intelligence in the brain

(PhysOrg.com) -- Neuroscientists at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have conducted the most comprehensive brain mapping to date of the cognitive abilities measured by the Wechsler Adult Intelligence ...

Mar 11, 2009
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