Brain structure variations are found in children who stutter

10/20/2013 | HealthDay News

Stuttering in children was associated with a lower volume of gray matter in brain regions responsible for speech, according to a Canadian study in the journal Cortex. A review of MRI scans of the brains of 28 5- to 12-year-olds showed those with a stuttering problem had abnormal development of the brain's inferior frontal gyrus region.

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