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A rare brain disorder can entirely change the way you speak.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
  • 8 min.
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When we read, our brains transform the shapes of letters and characters on a page into the sounds of spoken language. But how does the brain do this?
  • The Brain Prize
  • 8 min
A conversation with a friend may feel effortless but your brain is hard at work listening to your friend, deciding how to respond, and selecting the words to use. Learn more in this video which took second place in the 2016 Brain Awareness Video Contest.
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  • 5 min
A man who could only speak a single syllable taught us all about the complicated brain functions behind language.
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The researcher discusses the science of body language and the unspoken word.
  • People Behind the Science
  • 32 min
Thousands of people are captivated by the live video stream of a pair of bald eagles, named Mr. President and The First Lady, nesting on top of a Tulip Poplar tree at the U.S. National Arboretum.
The researcher discusses her fascination with the stars and what songbirds can teach us about human language.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
  • 3 min
Most people communicate everyday through language, so how does it work?
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Unraveling the speech patterns behind tongue twisters and Valley girls ... and boys.
  • Science Friday
What if the number 7 tasted like chocolate? What if Monday was purple? This is what life is like for someone with synesthesia. Learn more about this fascinating neurological trait with this video.
  • TED
  • 4 min
This site provides information on Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and the many ways that it can affect cognition.
  • BrainLine
Patricia Kuhl shares astonishing findings about how babies learn one language over another — by listening to the humans around them and "taking statistics" on the sounds they need to know.
  • TED
  • 10 min
Students are introduced to brain structure, neurotransmitters, hormones, and neural networks in this nine part lesson.
  • Baylor College of Medicine

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