Cortical networks that integrate auditory input and speech motor output in human stutterers [ 2009 - 2013 ]

Also known as: Brain connections in stutterers

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Researchers: Dr Paul Sowman (Principal investigator)

Brief description Stuttering is a chronic communication disorder that arises from problems in the brain processes that control speech. This research aims to use magnetoencephalography, a new and extremely fast method of brain imaging, to study the parts of the human brain that underlie speech production. By studying the brains of both child and adult stutterers the causes of stuttering will become more apparent. Ultimately, this research will lead to more effective treatments for stuttering.

Funding Amount $AUD 292,639.10

Funding Scheme Early Career Fellowships

Notes Peter Doherty Biomedical ECF

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