Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Brain Research and Vocabulary Development

Students of psychology (especially those who have taken Physiological Psychology or Neuropsychology) might find this article of interest.  New research out of Europe suggests that the learning of vocabulary is, in part, based on brain communication between areas that are involved in both movement and hearing.  Some students may remember that the arcuate fasciculus connects both Broca’s and Wernicke’s Areas in the brain, and this area was implicated in this new study.  Click HERE to be taken to the news report from Science Daily.