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    Talking light up?

    I am not sure what light up means in the following sentence. what does it mean?( it is about the brain funcion of a child prodigy)
    ... a functional magnetic resonance imaging(fMRI) reveals which parts "light up "during various mental activites.
    Also, could you answer the following quesitons?
    1. viwed from fMEi, it is like the difference between a stoplight and a Christmas tree. what does it mean by ..stoplight and a christmas tree?
    2. Not only do math-gifted kids have higher right-side processing power, but this power is also fine-tuned by frontal areas. These kids are really locked on. is it possible for you to paraphrase this sentence? Especailly what does it mean by these kids are really locked on????
    i am looking forward to seeing your answer and always thanks for giving me wonderful assistance .

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    Re: light up?

    Light up - Become active.
    Stoplight and a Christmas tree - A stoplight has 1-3 lights, but a Christmas tree has many lights.
    This power is also fine-tuned by frontal - This power is aided by the front part of the brain.
    These kids are really locked on - Locked on means very aware, focused.

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