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  • Feb 22, 2012
  • 04:51 PM

Researchers Rewrite Textbook On Location of Brain's Speech Processing Center

ScienceDaily
Scientists have long believed that human speech is processed towards the back of the brain's cerebral cortex, behind auditory cortex where all sounds are received -- a place famously known as Wernicke's area. But, now, research that analyzed more than 100 imaging studies concludes that Wernicke's area is in the wrong location. The site newly identified is miles away in terms of brain architecture and function.

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