Cortical reorganization in deaf children.

  title={Cortical reorganization in deaf children.},
  author={Achim D. Brucker Burkhart Wolff and R. W. Thatcher},
  journal={Journal of clinical and experimental neuropsychology},
  volume={12 2},
Topographic mapping of the cerebral cortex of 79 deaf children and a group of matched hearing children was performed, using measures of electroencephalographic coherence, phase, and power. Deaf children manifested higher coherence and lower phase in certain left hemispheric areas, suggesting less neural differentiation; but lower coherence and higher phase in certain right hemispheric areas, suggesting greater differentiation. Deaf children had higher total power in bilateral frontal cortex… CONTINUE READING

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