On Broca, brain, and binding: a new framework

  title={On Broca, brain, and binding: a new framework},
  author={Peter Hagoort},
  journal={Trends in Cognitive Sciences},
In speaking and comprehending language, word information is retrieved from memory and combined into larger units (unification). Unification operations take place in parallel at the semantic, syntactic and phonological levels of processing. This article proposes a new framework that connects psycholinguistic models to a neurobiological account of language. According to this proposal the left inferior frontal gyrus (LIFG) plays an important role in unification. Research in other domains of… CONTINUE READING
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