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Lydia Denworth
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Lydia Denworth writes about science and social issues and is the author of I Can Hear You Whisper: An Intimate Journey through the Science of Sound and Language, an investigation into hearing, sound, brain development and Deaf culture spurred by her discovery that her son couldn't hear her lullabies and the family's life-altering decision to give him a cochlear implant. She is a former Newsweek reporter, London bureau chief at People and professor of Journalism at Fordham. Her work has also appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Scientific American Mind, Parents, Redbook and many other publications. She lives with her husband and three sons in Brooklyn, NY.

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What a Map of a Mouse Brain Has to Do With Your Kids

(0) Comments | Posted April 15, 2014 | 5:55 PM

Earlier this month, a team of researchers from the Allen Institute for Brain Science published the first comprehensive map showing how the 75 million neurons in the brain of a mouse are wired together. It was a major advance for neuroscience, but I felt the significance...

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Seeing Is Believing

(0) Comments | Posted January 31, 2014 | 4:55 PM

A few months ago, at the start of basketball season, my husband took my two youngest sons, Matthew and Alex, to see some college games at Barclays Center, home of the Brooklyn Nets, which is a few blocks from our home. We got the tickets at the last minute through...

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