Scientists can now show that the same neural code in the brain allows people to distinguish b/n different types of sound and different types of images. fMRIs showed that the brain encodes sounds and images using the same strategy, making it easier for people to combine the two that belong to the same image. The example they use is the sound and sight of a basketball dribbling, but I'm thinking about it in terms of reading - letters being visually processed while the sound of the letter(s) is being played.
One thing we should not ignore, as the election draws near, is
where the candidates rank the arts. Recognizing the importance of art
in education is becoming increasingly important. Research tells us that
children exposed early, and often to the arts fare better in tests,
careers and life. But as our nation's economy reels, will we see funds
for art programs shelved?
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