Negation in the brain: Modulating action representations

@article{Tettamanti2008NegationIT,
  title={Negation in the brain: Modulating action representations},
  author={Marco Tettamanti and Rosa Manenti and Pasquale A. Della Rosa and Andrea Falini and Daniela Perani and Stefano F. Cappa and Andrea Moro},
  journal={NeuroImage},
  year={2008},
  volume={43},
  pages={358-367}
}
Sentential negation is a universal syntactic feature of human languages that reverses the truth value expressed by a sentence. An intriguing question concerns what brain mechanisms underlie our ability to represent and understand the meaning of negative sentences. We approach this issue by investigating action-related language processing and the associated neural representations. Using functional magnetic resonance imaging we measured brain activity in 18 healthy subjects during passive… Expand
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