The Inferior Frontal Gyrus and Phonological Processing: An Investigation using rTMS

@article{Nixon2004TheIF,
  title={The Inferior Frontal Gyrus and Phonological Processing: An Investigation using rTMS},
  author={Philip D. Nixon and Jenia Lazarova and Iona Hodinott-Hill and Patricia M. Gough and Richard E. Passingham},
  journal={Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience},
  year={2004},
  volume={16},
  pages={289-300}
}
Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) offers a powerful new technique for investigating the distinct contributions of the cortical language areas. We have used this method to examine the role of the left inferior frontal gyrus (IFG) in phonological processing and verbal working memory. Functional neuroimaging studies have implicated the posterior part of the left IFG in both phonological decision making and subvocal rehearsal mechanisms, but imaging is a correlational method and… 
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