Perisylvian language networks of the human brain

  title={Perisylvian language networks of the human brain},
  author={Marco Catani and Derek K. Jones and Dominic H. Ffytche},
  journal={Annals of Neurology},
Early anatomically based models of language consisted of an arcuate tract connecting Broca's speech and Wernicke's comprehension centers; a lesion of the tract resulted in conduction aphasia. However, the heterogeneous clinical presentations of conduction aphasia suggest a greater complexity of perisylvian anatomical connections than allowed for in the classical anatomical model. This article re‐explores perisylvian language connectivity using in vivo diffusion tensor magnetic resonance imaging… 
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