Tuesday, April 19, 2016
"Stuttering" mice make us fluent?
They managed to create a stuttering mouse, or let be more precise they created a mouse that has the same gene mutation than a subclass of people who stutter and that shows an abnormal "speech" pattern.
This is significant as we are moving out of the soft psychosocial research arena with weak research standards to a more rigorous research arena with full-time scientists who have been trained to this kind of stuff for many different disorders.
I predicted this development at the discovery of the gene mutation.
Read the article in Cell here.
by Tom Weidig