Cortical anatomy of mental imagery of concrete nouns based on their dictionary definition.

  title={Cortical anatomy of mental imagery of concrete nouns based on their dictionary definition.},
  author={Emmanuel Mellet and Nathalie Tzourio and Michel Denis and Bernard Mazoyer},
  volume={9 5},
The functional anatomy of the interactions between spoken language and visual mental imagery was investigated with PET in eight normal volunteers during a series of three conditions: listening to concrete word definitions and generating their mental images (CONC), listening to abstract word definitions (ABST) and silent REST. The CONC task specifically elicited activations of the bilateral inferior temporal gyri, of the left premotor and left prefrontal regions, while activations in the… CONTINUE READING
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