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Research upended as right-side of brain shown to aid in speech recovery after stroke.


The neural mechanisms underlying recovery of language after left hemisphere stroke remain elusive and are still debated after 130-years. Although older evidence suggested that right hemisphere language circuitry compensate for damage in the left hemisphere language areas, the current prevailing theory suggests that right hemisphere engagement is ineffective or even maladaptive.  Now, a study from researchers at Georgetown University has

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