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- 1adults who stutter (AWS)
- 1arcuate fasciculus
- 1corpus callosum
- 1corticospinal tract (CST)
- 1diffusion kurtosis imaging (DKI)
Stuttering is a developmental speech disorder characterized by prolongations and/or repetitions of speech sounds as well as silent blocks during speech production. It affects about 5% of children and 1% of the general population. Growing evidence shows that white matter connections of the brain...
Previous studies on risk factors for developmental stuttering have looked at the correlation between stuttering and a wide variety of factors. External factors such as socio-economic status, cultural factors, and expectations placed on children have all been considered. Internal factors such as...