Research Shows Neonatal Strokes May Not Have Lasting Impact on Language | MedStar Health

Research Shows Neonatal Strokes May Not Have Lasting Impact on Language

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Led by Elissa L. Newport, PhD, the study found that a decade or two after a perinatal stroke damaged the left “language" side of the brain, affected teenagers and young adults used the right sides of their brain for language. Reported at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting, the researchers used imaging to corroborate previous research on brain-mapping. Read more.