Independence of early speech processing from word meaning.

@article{Travis2013IndependenceOE,
  title={Independence of early speech processing from word meaning.},
  author={Katherine E. Travis and Matthew K. Leonard and Alexander M. Chan and Christina Torres and Marisa L Sizemore and Zhe Qu and Emad H Eskandar and Anders M. Dale and Jeffrey L. Elman and Sydney S. Cash and Eric Halgren},
  journal={Cerebral cortex},
  year={2013},
  volume={23 10},
  pages={2370-9}
}
We combined magnetoencephalography (MEG) with magnetic resonance imaging and electrocorticography to separate in anatomy and latency 2 fundamental stages underlying speech comprehension. The first acoustic-phonetic stage is selective for words relative to control stimuli individually matched on acoustic properties. It begins ∼60 ms after stimulus onset and is localized to middle superior temporal cortex. It was replicated in another experiment, but is strongly dissociated from the response to… CONTINUE READING
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