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Regional brain activations differ for semantic features but not categories.

Abstract:

Is human semantic knowledge neurally organised according to either category (e.g. living non-living) or attribute type (e.g. perceptual non-perceptual information)? Normal subjects were scanned using PET during a novel semantic production task, in which they generated either perceptual or non-perceptual information in response to names of living or non-living concepts. Analyses of blood flow in the temporal lobes revealed no significant differences associated with responses to living non-livi...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Graham, KS More by this author
Simons, JS More by this author
Hodges, JR More by this author
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Journal:
Neuroreport
Volume:
13
Issue:
12
Pages:
1497-1501
Publication date:
2002-08-05
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EISSN:
1473-558X
ISSN:
0959-4965
URN:
uuid:a0629d30-9fb1-40b6-ab8b-2e0a36457b4a
Source identifiers:
30974
Local pid:
pubs:30974

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