Neural substrates of passively listening to Japanese and English words, nonsense words by Japanese subjects: an fMRI study

@article{Cai2006NeuralSO,
  title={Neural substrates of passively listening to Japanese and English words, nonsense words by Japanese subjects: an fMRI study},
  author={C. Cai and Takanori Kochiyama and Hiroki Kagawa and R. Michihara and Kunihiko Osaka and Jianping Wu},
  journal={2006 SICE-ICASE International Joint Conference},
  year={2006},
  pages={2885-2890}
}
In the present study we mainly aimed to investigate the function of the inferior frontal gyrus, by means of passively listening to Japanese words, nonsense words, English words, nonsense words respectively by Japanese subjects using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). English words and nonsense words activated the dorsal parts of bilateral inferior frontal cortex more extensive than Japanese words and nonsense words, which might imply the implicit silent repetition might take place… CONTINUE READING