Cortical bases of speech perception: Evidence from functional lesion studies

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Abstract

Functional lesion studies have yielded new information about the cortical organization of speech perception in the human brain. We will review a number of recent findings, focusing on studies of speech perception that use the techniques of electrocortical mapping by cortical stimulation and hemispheric anesthetization by intracarotid amobarbital. Implications for recent developments in neuroimaging studies of speech perception will be discussed. This discussion will provide the framework for a developing model of the cortical circuitry critical for speech perception.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)47-65
Number of pages19
JournalCognition
Volume92
Issue number1-2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2004

Keywords

  • Auditory cortex
  • Cortical bases
  • Epilepsy
  • Speech perception

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Experimental and Cognitive Psychology
  • Language and Linguistics
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Linguistics and Language
  • Cognitive Neuroscience

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