Words stored in specific brain regions: MRI Study

Another brain fMRI study, another step closer to mind reading! Researchers from Berkeley have mapped out a “semantic atlas”–that is, an interactive map of which words activate what areas of the brain. The study, Natural speech reveals the semantic maps that tile human cerebral cortex, has just been published in Nature.

Check out the video below to learn about what’s happening in your brain when someone speaks to you.

Spoiler alert: it’s fascinating!

https://youtu.be/k61nJkx5aDQ

2016-04-27T21:46:43+00:00 April 27th, 2016|Brain MRI, MRI, MRI Research, Radiology|