Study Provides Brain Map of Language Impairments in Aphasia
Full article at http://neurosciencenews.com/aphasia-language-brain-mapping-1961/
A new study provides a detailed brain map of language impairments in aphasia following stroke.
The research is in Nature Communications
. (full access paywall)Research:
"Neural organization of spoken language revealed by lesion–symptom mapping" by Daniel Mirman, Qi Chen, Yongsheng Zhang, Ze Wang, Olufunsho K. Faseyitan, H. Branch Coslett and Myrna F. Schwartz in Nature Communications
This voxel-lesion symptom map shows supra-threshold voxels for the Speech Production factor (blue-green) and the Speech Recognition factor (red-yellow) with direct total lesion volume control. Image credit: Mirman et al., Nature Communications
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