Normal fMRI Brain Activation Patterns in Children Performing a Verb Generation Task

  title={Normal fMRI Brain Activation Patterns in Children Performing a Verb Generation Task},
  author={Scott K Holland and Elena Plante and Anna Weber Byars and Richard H. Strawsburg and Vincent Schmithorst and William S. Ball},
Although much is known concerning brain-language relations in adults, little is known about how these functions might be represented during the developmental period. We report results from 17 normal children, ages 7-18 years, who have successfully completed a word fluency paradigm during functional magnetic resonance imaging at 3 Tesla. Regions of activation replicate those reported for adult subjects. However, a statistically significant association between hemispheric lateralization of… 

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