Positron emission tomographic studies of the cortical anatomy of single-word processing

S. E. Petersen, P. T. Fox, M. I. Posner, M. Mintun, M. E. Raichle

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Abstract

The use of positron emission tomography to measure regional changes in average blood flow during processing of individual auditory and visual words provides support for multiple, parallel routes between localized sensory-specific, phonological, articulatory and semantic-coding areas.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)585-589
Number of pages5
JournalNature
Volume331
Issue number6157
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1988

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Petersen, S. E., Fox, P. T., Posner, M. I., Mintun, M., & Raichle, M. E. (1988). Positron emission tomographic studies of the cortical anatomy of single-word processing. Nature, 331(6157), 585-589. https://doi.org/10.1038/331585a0