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Brain Researchers Speak a Common Language

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Science  01 Dec 1995:
Vol. 270, Issue 5241, pp. 1437-1438
DOI: 10.1126/science.270.5241.1437


San Diego—Among the feast of topics served up at this year's meeting of the Society for Neuroscience in San Diego were several reports dealing with how the brain processes language. Imaging studies of the human brain, as well as studies of songbirds, whose learning of song has some parallels with our learning of language, are shedding light on this uniquely human trait.