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A Typical Anatomy of the Hand Representation in Adults who Stutter

  title={A Typical Anatomy of the Hand Representation in Adults who Stutter},
  author={LA Foundas and C. E. Baucom and T Knaus and Deborah A. Corey},
Developmental stuttering is characterized by dysfluent speech that includes repetitions, blocks, and prolongations of speech sounds, and associated involuntary and/or ancillary movements. Converging evidence has shown neuronal activity is reduced in the auditory temporal cortex and increased in right hemisphere speech-motor control areas in Adults Who Stutter (AWS) [1-6]. These atypical patterns of neural activation may result in dissociations between auditory speech perception and motor… 

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