Children with Specific Language Impairment Also Show Impairment of Music-syntactic Processing

  title={Children with Specific Language Impairment Also Show Impairment of Music-syntactic Processing},
  author={Sebastian Jentschke and Stefan Koelsch and Stephan Sallat and Angela D. Friederici},
  journal={Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience},
Both language and music consist of sequences that are structured according to syntactic regularities. We used two specific event-related brain potential (ERP) components to investigate music-syntactic processing in children: the ERAN (early right anterior negativity) and the N5. The neural resources underlying these processes have been posited to overlap with those involved in the processing of linguistic syntax. Thus, we expected children with specific language impairment (SLI, which is… 
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