Neuroanatomical distribution of five semantic components of verbs: evidence from fMRI.

  title={Neuroanatomical distribution of five semantic components of verbs: evidence from fMRI.},
  author={David Kemmerer and Javier Castillo and Thomas M. Talavage and Stephanie Patterson and Cynthia J. Wiley},
  journal={Brain and language},
  volume={107 1},
The Simulation Framework, also known as the Embodied Cognition Framework, maintains that conceptual knowledge is grounded in sensorimotor systems. To test several predictions that this theory makes about the neural substrates of verb meanings, we used functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to scan subjects' brains while they made semantic judgments involving five classes of verbs-specifically, Running verbs (e.g., run, jog, walk), Speaking verbs (e.g., shout, mumble, whisper), Hitting… CONTINUE READING
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