The brain circuitry of syntactic comprehension

@article{Kaan2002TheBC,
  title={The brain circuitry of syntactic comprehension},
  author={Edith Kaan and Tamara Y. Swaab},
  journal={Trends in Cognitive Sciences},
  year={2002},
  volume={6},
  pages={350-356}
}
  • E. Kaan, T. Swaab
  • Published 1 August 2002
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Trends in Cognitive Sciences
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