Unlocking the role of the superior temporal gyrus for speech sound categorization.


THE ABILITY TO ALMOST EFFORTLESSLY encode the phonemic content of running speech is a remarkable capacity of the human brain. This remarkable capacity is emphasized by the brain’s maintenance of phonemic stability despite pronounced variability in the spectral and temporal characteristics of a given phoneme and a phoneme’s frequent acoustic overlap with… (More)
DOI: 10.1152/jn.00238.2011