The Neural Architecture of the Language Comprehension Network: Converging Evidence from Lesion and Connectivity Analyses

  title={The Neural Architecture of the Language Comprehension Network: Converging Evidence from Lesion and Connectivity Analyses},
  author={And U. Turken and Nina F. Dronkers},
  journal={Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience},
  • A. Turken, N. Dronkers
  • Published 10 February 2011
  • Biology, Psychology
  • Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience
While traditional models of language comprehension have focused on the left posterior temporal cortex as the neurological basis for language comprehension, lesion and functional imaging studies indicate the involvement of an extensive network of cortical regions. However, the full extent of this network and the white matter pathways that contribute to it remain to be characterized. In an earlier voxel-based lesion-symptom mapping analysis of data from aphasic patients (Dronkers et al., 2004… 

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