Neural correlates of the processing of unfilled and filled pauses

@inproceedings{Eklund2015NeuralCO,
  title={Neural correlates of the processing of unfilled and filled pauses},
  author={Robert Eklund and P. Fransson and Martin Ingvar},
  year={2015}
}
Spontaneously produced Unfilled Pauses (UPs) and Filled Pauses (FPs) were played to subjects in an fMRI experiment. While both stimuli resulted in increased activity in the Primary Auditory Cortex, FPs, unlike UPs, also elicited modulation in the Supplementary Motor Area, Brodmann Area 6. This observation provides neurocognitive confirmation of the oft… CONTINUE READING