Singing ‘Rewires’ Damaged Brain to Repair Speech Function

Singing ‘Rewires’ Damaged Brain to Repair Speech Function

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dmatthews.jpgIf a person’s “speech center” is damaged by a stroke, they can use their “singing center” as a substitute.

Teaching stroke patients to sing “rewires” their brains, helping them recover their speech, say scientists. By singing, patients use a different area of the brain from the area involved in speech.

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