New method for fMRI investigations of language: defining ROIs functionally in individual subjects.

@article{Fedorenko2010NewMF,
  title={New method for fMRI investigations of language: defining ROIs functionally in individual subjects.},
  author={Evelina Fedorenko and Po-Jang Hsieh and Alfonso Nieto-Castanon and Susan L. Whitfield-Gabrieli and Nancy G. Kanwisher},
  journal={Journal of neurophysiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={104 2},
  pages={
          1177-94
        }
}
Previous neuroimaging research has identified a number of brain regions sensitive to different aspects of linguistic processing, but precise functional characterization of these regions has proven challenging. We hypothesize that clearer functional specificity may emerge if candidate language-sensitive regions are identified functionally within each subject individually, a method that has revealed striking functional specificity in visual cortex but that has rarely been applied to neuroimaging… 
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