How baby stroke survivors’ brains adapt

Source: BBC News

A study of children who had strokes as babies has found they adapted to use a different part of their brain for language.

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Imaging revealed language was based in the exact mirror opposite region to the normal left side area.

Georgetown University researchers hope their work will help the rehabilitation of adult stroke patients.

A UK expert said the brain had an “incredible ability” to make up for what was lost in a stroke.

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