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Sound it out

Sound it out

作者:訾燔愧  时间:2019-03-07 06:12:02  人气:

By Alison Motluk ARE consonants and vowels just categories that we invented to help describe our languages, or are there intrinsic differences between the two sounds that the brain can recognise? Scientists have just chalked up a point for the second idea in this long-standing debate. Alfonso Caramazza at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachussetts, and his colleagues in Italy were studying two Italian patients who had trouble repeating words. One, given the name AS, was a 41-year-old woman,