Category Archives: auditory system

Controlling a single brain chemical expands window for learning language, music in animal model.


Learning language or music is usually a breeze for children, however, as even young adults know, that capacity declines dramatically with age.  Now, a study from researchers at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital shows that restricting a key chemical messenger in the brain helps extend efficient auditory learning much later in life.  The team state that their data shows that

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