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Tool use and language skills are linked in the brain – and practising one improves the other

Mis à jour : 16 Nov 2021

Source: The Conversation France, 11 November 2021

Language has traditionally been considered a complex skill which mobilises brain networks specifically dedicated to linguistic processing. But in recent years, neuroscience research has returned to this idea and offered new insights.

Notably, studies have suggested that areas of the brain which control certain language functions, such as processing the meaning of words, are also involved in the control of fine motor skills. Read more...