Time, space and emotion: fMRI reveals content-specific activation during text comprehension

@article{Ferstl2007TimeSA,
  title={Time, space and emotion: fMRI reveals content-specific activation during text comprehension},
  author={Evelyn C. Ferstl and D. Yves von Cramon},
  journal={Neuroscience Letters},
  year={2007},
  volume={427},
  pages={159-164}
}
Story comprehension involves building a situation model of the text, i.e., a representation containing information on the who, where, when and why of the story. Using fMRI at 3T, domain-specific activations for three different information aspects were sought. Twenty participants read two sentence stories half of which contained inconsistencies concerning emotional, temporal or spatial information. Partly replicating previous results [E.C. Ferstl, M. Rinck, D.Y. von Cramon, Emotional and… CONTINUE READING
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