Yiran Chen

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Auditory Deprivation Does Not Impair Executive Functions, But Language Deprivation Might

It is often reported that deaf children have difficulties with Executive Functions (EF), often manifesting as behavioral problems. A lot of researchers have attributed these difficulties with EF to auditory deprivation. However, in this paper, Hall et al. provided evidence for an alternative account: auditory deprivation is not a primary

Out-of-key chord makes you slower in syntax processing

Syntactic processing is often considered a hallmark of human cognition. However, whether this ability relies on domain-specific or domain-general cognitive resources and mechanisms is a popular topic of ongoing research. Music, similar to language, has a complex hierarchical structure where discrete elements are organized into sequences governed by syntactic rules.