Orofacial somatomotor responses in the macaque monkey homologue of Broca's area

@article{Petrides2005OrofacialSR,
  title={Orofacial somatomotor responses in the macaque monkey homologue of Broca's area},
  author={Michael Petrides and Genevi{\`e}ve Cadoret and Scott Mackey},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2005},
  volume={435},
  pages={1235-1238}
}
In the ventrolateral frontal lobe of the human brain there is a distinct entity, cytoarchitectonic area 44 (Broca's area), which is crucial in speech production. There has been controversy over whether monkeys possess an area comparable to human area 44. We have addressed this question in the macaque monkey by combining quantitative architectonic analysis of the cortical areas within the ventrolateral frontal region with electrophysiological recording of neuron activity and electrical… 

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