Neural reuse of action perception circuits for language, concepts and communication

@article{Pulvermller2018NeuralRO,
  title={Neural reuse of action perception circuits for language, concepts and communication},
  author={F. Pulverm{\"u}ller},
  journal={Progress in Neurobiology},
  year={2018},
  volume={160},
  pages={1-44}
}
  • F. Pulvermüller
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Progress in Neurobiology
  • Neurocognitive and neurolinguistics theories make explicit statements relating specialized cognitive and linguistic processes to specific brain loci. These linking hypotheses are in need of neurobiological justification and explanation. Recent mathematical models of human language mechanisms constrained by fundamental neuroscience principles and established knowledge about comparative neuroanatomy offer explanations for where, when and how language is processed in the human brain. In these… CONTINUE READING
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