Language and cognition researchers confirm how the brain is wired to learn concepts—and test a way to use electricity to improve dementia treatments.
Think about the last time you looked at a dog. Whether or not you noticed it, you probably thought the word dog. Now think about the last time you heard a dog barking. In your mind’s eye, you likely saw an image of a dog. And when you've read or heard the word dog, again, chances are good that images or sounds of some kind of dog flashed through your imagination.