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Reduced Blood Flow In Broca’s Area Linked To Stuttering

Cerebral blood flow is reduced in Broca’s area, the region in the frontal lobe of the brain linked to speech production, in persons who stutter, a study led by researchers at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles has shown. More severe stuttering is associated with even greater reductions in blood flow to this region. In addition, a […]

Grey And White Matter Abnormalities In Children Who Stutter

Children who stutter have less grey matter in key regions of the brain responsible for speech production than children who do not stutter, according to a new study by a University of Alberta researcher. The findings augment our understanding of how the brain is built for speech production and why people stutter. They also affirm […]