Different roles of the posterior inferior frontal gyrus in Chinese character form judgment differences between literate and illiterate individuals

@article{Wu2012DifferentRO,
  title={Different roles of the posterior inferior frontal gyrus in Chinese character form judgment differences between literate and illiterate individuals},
  author={Jinglong Wu and Bin Wang and Tianyi Yan and Xiujun Li and Qiyong Guo},
  journal={Brain Research},
  year={2012},
  volume={1431},
  pages={69-76}
}
In the present study, we used event-related functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to explore the different roles of the posterior inferior frontal gyrus (pIFG) in Chinese character form judgment between literate and illiterate subjects. Using event-related fMRI, 24 healthy right-handed Chinese subjects (12 literates and 12 illiterates) were asked to perform Chinese character and figure form judgment tasks. The blood oxygen level-dependent (BOLD) differences in pIFG were examined with… CONTINUE READING
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