Language Acquisition: Do as You Hear

  title={Language Acquisition: Do as You Hear},
  author={H. Th{\'e}oret and A. Pascual-Leone},
  journal={Current Biology},
  • H. Théoret, A. Pascual-Leone
  • Published 2002
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Current Biology
  • It is not uncommon to recognize a specific action by the sound it creates. Neurons have been discovered in monkey premotor cortex that may contribute to this ability; they respond to both performing an action and hearing its action-related sound, and may be critical for communicating with others, learning gestures and even acquiring language. 
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