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Archive for December 2010

Extraordinary Ability of Blind People to Hear Ultrafast Speech

New research presented at the Society for Neuroscience meeting in San Diego shows that blind people can understand speech at ultrafast rates, well beyond what a sighted person can comprehend.  Using brain imaging, the researchers discovered how they were able to do this.  The parts of the brain that process hearing get re-wired to the…

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