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Children with Tourette's Quicker at Certain Mental Grammar Skills

July 13, 2007

people and society graphic Children with Tourette's syndrome may have to put up with some unwanted movement and verbal tics, but neuroscientists at Georgetown University Medical Center and the Kennedy Krieger Institute, have found that they are much quicker at processing certain mental grammar skills than are children without the disorder. Full Story

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