Communicative Signaling Activates ‘Broca's’ Homolog in Chimpanzees

@article{Taglialatela2008CommunicativeSA,
  title={Communicative Signaling Activates ‘Broca's’ Homolog in Chimpanzees},
  author={Jared P. Taglialatela and Jamie L. Russell and Jennifer A. Schaeffer and William D. Hopkins},
  journal={Current Biology},
  year={2008},
  volume={18},
  pages={343-348}
}
Broca's area, a cerebral cortical area located in the inferior frontal gyrus (IFG) of the human brain, has been identified as one of several critical regions associated with the motor planning and execution of language. Anatomically, Broca's area is most often larger in the left hemisphere, and functional imaging studies in humans indicate significant left-lateralized patterns of activation during language-related tasks. If, and to what extent, nonhuman primates, particularly chimpanzees… CONTINUE READING

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