How Music Helped Gabrielle Giffords Relearn Words
In January 2011, when Gabrielle Giffords was critically wounded by a shooter, it was unclear whether she would fully recuperate or regain her ability to talk. Giffords was injured on the left side of her brain near the section called Broca’s area that controls language. However, recovery specialists have started using a unique therapy to help patients recover their language ability: music. Even though we understand …
What’s The #’s Real Name?
How do we currently use the # symbol? On Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, you tag your friends with the @ symbol and you tag topics with the #. If you see something that says “#WordoftheDay,” the tweet or post has something to do with Word of the Day. And, once you click on that marked topic, you’ll likely see all public posts about it. It’s a …
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