Genetics

Great Book- Understanding Developmental Language Disorders

Understanding Developmental Language Disorders by Courtenay Frazier Norbury, J. Bruce Tomlin and Dorothy V.M. Bishop is a book worth adding to your Christmas list if you don’t already own a copy. Children are diagnosed with Diagnoistic Language Disorders (DLD) when they fail to develop his or her native language without any apparent reason. This disorder

New Study Provides Insight into Human Capacity for Language

A new study has shown that a small mutation in the gene FOXP2 is responsible for the human capacity for language. The study, published in the November 12th edition of Nature, is the result of a collaboration between researchers at UCLA and Emory University‘s Yerkes Primate Research Laboratory. According to researchers, FOXP2 regulates the expression