Human auditory belt areas specialized in sound recognition: a functional magnetic resonance imaging study

  title={Human auditory belt areas specialized in sound recognition: a functional magnetic resonance imaging study},
  author={Dragana Viceic and Eleonora Fornari and Jean-Philippe Thiran and Philippe Maeder and Reto A Meuli and Michela Adriani and Stephanie Clarke},
The human primary auditory cortex is surrounded by at least six other, anatomically distinct areas that process auditory information. We have investigated their specialization with respect to sound recognition or sound localization with triple epoch functional magnetic resonance imaging paradigm (recognition–localization–rest) in 18 normal individuals. In each study participant, the pattern of selective activation by the recognition or by the localization tasks was superimposed on the map of… 
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