The Development of Children’s Language Skills While Still in the Womb
[Source: Medical X-Press]
Children with brain injuries are able to reorganize their language-relevant brain areas into other, healthy brain areas and thus maintain their ability to speak. However, this is only possible to a certain extent, as they still often have poorer language skills compared to healthy children. Brain areas responsible for language are apparently already determined during fetal development. These are the first central results of an interdisciplinary research cooperation at MedUni Vienna, which investigates the development of language in the brain from the unborn to the adolescent.
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