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Visual word recognition: the first half second.

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We used magnetoencephalography (MEG) to map the spatiotemporal evolution of cortical activity for visual word recognition. We show that for five-letter words, activity in the left hemisphere (LH) fusiform gyrus expands systematically in both the posterior-anterior and medial-lateral directions over the course of the first 500 ms after stimulus presentation. Contrary to what would be expected from cognitive models and hemodynamic studies, the component of this activity that spatially coincides...

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Journal:
NeuroImage
Volume:
22
Issue:
4
Pages:
1819-1825
Publication date:
2004-08-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1095-9572
ISSN:
1053-8119
URN:
uuid:e669e611-4ba3-467c-b498-c10cf9a57ad5
Source identifiers:
139918
Local pid:
pubs:139918

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