Skip to main content
Email Print Share

News From the Field

Researchers Identify Components of Speech Recognition Pathway in Humans

June 22, 2011

people and society graphic Neuroscientists at Georgetown University Medical Center have define for the first time, three different processing stages that a human brain needs to identify sounds such as speech--and discovered that they are the same as ones identified in non-human primates. Full Story

Georgetown University Medical Center

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency that supports fundamental research and education across all fields of science and engineering. In fiscal year (FY) 2017, its budget is $7.5 billion. NSF funds reach all 50 states through grants to nearly 2,000 colleges, universities and other institutions. Each year, NSF receives more than 48,000 competitive proposals for funding and makes about 12,000 new funding awards.

 Get News Updates by Email 

Useful NSF Web Sites:
NSF Home Page:
NSF News:
For the News Media:
Science and Engineering Statistics:
Awards Searches: