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Controlling a single brain chemical expands the window for learning language and music in an animal model.

Learning a language or recognizing music is usually a breeze for children, however, this capacity dramatically declines with age.  Now, a study from researchers at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital shows the restriction of a key chemical messenger in the brain helps extend efficient auditory learning much later in life.  The team states limiting the supply of the neuromodulator adenosine

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