Brain responses to nouns, verbs and class-ambiguous words in context.

  title={Brain responses to nouns, verbs and class-ambiguous words in context.},
  author={Kara D. Federmeier and Jessica B. Segal and Tania Lombrozo and Marta Kutas},
  journal={Brain : a journal of neurology},
  volume={123 Pt 12},
Recent neuropsychological and imaging data have implicated different brain networks in the processing of different word classes, nouns being linked primarily to posterior, visual object-processing regions and verbs to frontal, motor-processing areas. However, as most of these studies have examined words in isolation, the consequences of such anatomically based representational differences, if any, for the processing of these items in sentences remains unclear. Additionally, in some languages… CONTINUE READING
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