Hearing in the Mind's Ear: A PET Investigation of Musical Imagery and Perception

@article{Zatorre1996HearingIT,
  title={Hearing in the Mind's Ear: A PET Investigation of Musical Imagery and Perception},
  author={Robert J. Zatorre and Andrea R. Halpern and David W. Perry and Ernst Meyer and Alan C. Evans},
  journal={Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience},
  year={1996},
  volume={8},
  pages={29-46}
}
Neuropsychological studies have suggested that imagery processes may be mediated by neuronal mechanisms similar to those used in perception. To test this hypothesis, and to explore the neural basis for song imagery, 12 normal subjects were scanned using the water bolus method to measure cerebral blood flow (CBF) during the performance of three tasks. In the control condition subjects saw pairs of words on each trial and judged which word was longer. In the perceptual condition subjects also… 
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