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Videos That Depict External and Internal Inhibition of Speech

I came across two interesting videos on YouTube today that show overt manifestations of the inhibition of speech that accompanies stuttering behavior.

The first shows the response of a fluent person’s speech to a magnetic pulse applied to his left brain hemisphere that disables the speech mechanism (causing eye flickering and stuttering-like speech) and then […]

Reason for Hope (Outside the Box)

In the last episode, I discussed how the authors of a paper on the neurology of stuttering were trying to use a model of normal speech control created by Jurgens to describe and explain stuttered speech. This led to the authors concluding that stuttering was primarily caused by brain “structural and functional abnormalities,” (disordered cerebral […]