Lecture 8 more language stuff

Lecture 8 more language stuff - Where is language? Case...

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Where is language? Case studies in CNS methods? Peterson 1988 Positron electron Topomography (PET) 17 subjects, adults, strongly right handed\7 parallel slices 40 second block for tasks, 1 second stimulus 4 levels f of involvement: fixation on point; passive comprehension of a word (just looking or hearing a word); saying word; semantic association- saying a word related to the stimulus (word sound or letters on a screen) Data analysis: compare differences from just fixation on a point and fixation on a point and passive comprehension inferior posterior temporal lobe was area lit of for passive comprehension spoken word processing was in Superior temporal gyrus (wernicke’s area) Central sulcus, pre central gyrus for language production…? Semantic association (noun-verb) inferior frontal gyrus, middle temporal gyrus DAMISO 2993 2 tasks: noun retrieval: Verb retrieval SEE SLIDES Study number 3 SHAPIRO Using TMS: Expt:1 can different substrates be identified for nouns and verb? I.e. does the brain
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