A new brain region for coordinating speech articulation

@article{Dronkers1996ANB,
  title={A new brain region for coordinating speech articulation},
  author={Nina F. Dronkers},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1996},
  volume={384},
  pages={159-161}
}
HUMAN speech requires complex planning and coordination of mouth and tongue movements. Certain types of brain injury can lead to a condition known as apraxia of speech, in which patients are impaired in their ability to coordinate speech movements but their ability to perceive speech sounds, including their own errors, is unaffected1,3. The brain regions involved in coordinating speech, however, remain largely unknown. In this study, brain lesions of 25 stroke patients with a disorder in the… Expand
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