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Direct current induced short-term modulation of the left dorsolateral prefrontal cortex while learning auditory presented nouns
BackgroundLittle is known about the contribution of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) to the exploration of memory functions. The aim of the present study was to examine the behaviouralExpand
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The encoding of vowels and temporal speech cues in the auditory cortex of professional musicians: An EEG study
Here, we applied a multi-feature mismatch negativity (MMN) paradigm in order to systematically investigate the neuronal representation of vowels and temporally manipulated CV syllables in aExpand
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ERP differences of pre-lexical processing between dyslexic and non-dyslexic children.
The present Event-Related Potential (ERP) study aimed to investigate group differences in the early processing stages of 36 dyslexic and 24 non-dyslexic 8-12 year old children performing a lexicalExpand
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Processing demands upon cognitive, linguistic, and articulatory functions promote grey matter plasticity in the adult multilingual brain: Insights from simultaneous interpreters
Until now, considerable effort has been made to determine structural brain characteristics related to exceptional multilingual skills. However, at least one important question has not yet beenExpand
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Increased cortical surface area of the left planum temporale in musicians facilitates the categorization of phonetic and temporal speech sounds
We measured musicians and non-musicians by using structural magnetic resonance imaging to investigate relationships between cortical features of the left planum temporale (PT) and the categorizationExpand
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The “silent” imprint of musical training
Playing a musical instrument at a professional level is a complex multimodal task requiring information integration between different brain regions supporting auditory, somatosensory, motor, andExpand
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Auditory Evoked Responses in Musicians during Passive Vowel Listening Are Modulated by Functional Connectivity between Bilateral Auditory-related Brain Regions
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We evaluated whether increased intracerebral functional connectivity between bilateral auditory-related brain regions may promote sensory specialization in musicians, as reflected by altered cortical N1 and P2 responses. Expand
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Long‐term exposure to music enhances the sensitivity of the auditory system in children
This event‐related brain potential study aims to contribute to the present debate regarding the effect of musical training on the maturation of the human auditory nervous system. To address thisExpand
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Neurofunctional and behavioral correlates of phonetic and temporal categorization in musically trained and untrained subjects.
The perception of rapidly changing verbal and nonverbal auditory patterns is a fundamental prerequisite for speech and music processing. Previously, the left planum temporale (PT) has beenExpand
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Short-term plasticity in the auditory system: differential neural responses to perception and imagery of speech and music.
PURPOSE In this EEG study we sought to examine the neuronal underpinnings of short-term plasticity as a top-down guided auditory learning process. We hypothesized, that (i) auditory imagery shouldExpand
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