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What happens to the brain when you speak in tongues?

What happens to the brain when you speak in tongues?

Get Into Research: There has been some research into what happens to the brain during mystical experiences. The modalities of study can include functional mri, pet, evoked potentials, & quantitative eeg just to name a few. The web-page, clinicaltrials.Gov contains all of the current research protocols. You may find a trial to participate in. ...Read more

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Cerebrum (Definition)

Cerebrum essentially refers to the majority of the brain. Embryologically, it develops from the telencephalon, and together with the diencephalon, ...Read more


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Does using sign language use the same part of the brain as speaking?

Nope.: Using sign language uses visual stimulus and part of brain that deals with comprehension. Speaking is controlled by Broca part of brain. It's completely two different entity. ...Read more

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If a person had a stroke on the left side of the brain, does that usually mean he/she can no longer speak?

If a person had a stroke on the left side of the brain, does that usually mean he/she can no longer speak?

Not necessarily: While it is true that the left side of the brain usually houses are "speech centers", not everyone with a stroke on the left side will lose their speech. It really depends on the size of the stroke and the location of the damage. There are strokes that will affect speech production but preserve speech comprehension and others which will do the opposite. ...Read more

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If a stoke patient had difficulty speaking, where might the stroke be in the brain?

If a stoke patient had difficulty speaking, where might the stroke be in the brain?

Depends: Depends if the difficulty is due to aphasia or dysarthria and depends if the difficulty is in expressing thoughts or understanding others. More information is needed. ...Read more

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A close friend of the family has cancer , but can't speak anymore? Is that brain mets causing it?

A close friend of the family has cancer , but can't speak anymore? Is that brain mets causing it?

Not necessarily: A number of problems can cause a cessation of speech but your friend's oncologist needs to know about your friend's issue and then do an evaluatain. Brain mets certainly is one of the many possibilities that the oncologist can address--but there are others so i would not rush to judgement. ...Read more

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I've been having trouble reading aloud, and sometimes speaking. It's like my brain is working faster than my mouth is. Could this be from topamax (topiramate)?

I've been having trouble reading aloud, and sometimes speaking. It's like my brain is working faster than my mouth is. Could this be from topamax (topiramate)?

Likely : Discuss with your prescribing doctor to see if it is safe for you to taper down or stop the medication. If symptoms improve, you have an answer. Slow dose escalation is recommended& tends to improve with time. ...Read more

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Hi, I have been a very energetic person all my life also could speak for England to Anyone anywhere plus LOVED to travel. Now im 19 and feel low in my self and find it very hard to speak to anyone without going brain dead. Just a simple conversion and i f

Hi, I have been a very energetic person all my life also could speak for England to Anyone anywhere plus LOVED to travel. Now im 19 and feel low in my self and find it very hard to speak to anyone without going brain dead. Just a simple conversion and i f

Feeling down: you need to see your doctor to make sure that no physical problems like hypothyroidism or any problems that could make you so down. If nothing is found, you need to make sure to get checked for depression that you need treatment for ...Read more