White matter neuroanatomical differences in young children who stutter.

  title={White matter neuroanatomical differences in young children who stutter.},
  author={Soo-Eun Chang and David C. Zhu and Ai Leen Choo and Michael Angstadt},
  journal={Brain : a journal of neurology},
  volume={138 Pt 3},
The ability to express thoughts through fluent speech production is a most human faculty, one that is often taken for granted. Stuttering, which disrupts the smooth flow of speech, affects 5% of preschool-age children and 1% of the general population, and can lead to significant communication difficulties and negative psychosocial consequences throughout one's lifetime. Despite the fact that symptom onset typically occurs during early childhood, few studies have yet examined the possible neural… CONTINUE READING
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