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Unusual Condition Lets People See Sign Language in Colors

Unusual Condition Lets People See Sign Language in Colors | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

People who use sign language can experience synesthesia, a condition that mixes the senses, for example, allowing some to see letters as colours.

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Article cites the ESRC-funded Deafness Cognition and Language Research Centre

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CMO's report highlights need for more research into hearing loss and dementia link

CMO's report highlights need for more research into hearing loss and dementia link | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The Chief Medical Officer Professor Dame Sally Davies publishes the second volume of her annual report, highlighting a link between hearing loss and dementia. Action on Hearing Loss responds to the report's findings.

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Article mentions joint report with Deafness Cognition and Language Research Centre, which is funded by the ESRC.

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Sign language dialects “in decline” report researchers

Sign language dialects are under threat, according to researchers at the Deafness Cognition and Language Research Centre (DCAL) at University College London.

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DCAL is funded by the ESRC, and is based at University College London.

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