FOXP2 Gene and Language Development

A side view of the FOXP2 gene

Here is an interesting article on a gene which has been identified as an important factor in language development:

I was a little frighted when the research was discussed regarding implanting mice with the human FOXP2 gene – looks like we could have a real life Stuart Little on our hands.  Yikes.

Posted by: Andy, Speech-Language Therapist