Language-related domain-specific and domain-general systems in the human brain

@article{Campbell2018LanguagerelatedDA,
  title={Language-related domain-specific and domain-general systems in the human brain},
  author={K. Campbell and L. Tyler},
  journal={Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences},
  year={2018},
  volume={21},
  pages={132 - 137}
}
  • K. Campbell, L. Tyler
  • Published 2018
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences
  • While a long history of neuropsychological research places language function within a primarily left-lateralized frontotemporal system, recent neuroimaging work has extended this language network to include a number of regions traditionally thought of as ‘domain-general’. These include dorsal frontal, parietal, and medial temporal lobe regions known to underpin cognitive functions such as attention and memory. In this paper, we argue that these domain-general systems are not required for… CONTINUE READING

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