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The Large-Scale Organization of Gestures and Words in the Middle Temporal Gyrus

Papeo, Liuba ; Agostini, Beatrice ; Lingnau, Angelika


The middle temporal gyrus (MTG) has been shown to be recruited during the processing of words, but also during the observation of actions. Here we investigated how information related to words and gestures is organized along the MTG. To this aim, we measured the BOLD response in the MTG to video clips of gestures and spoken words in 17 healthy human adults (male and female). Gestures consisted of ...


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