Sunday, July 8, 2012

Neural Speech Fingerprint

Did you know that speech sounds and voices can be identified by means of a unique 'neural fingerprint' in the listener's brain? The results of studies at Studies at Maastricht University (Netherlands)implied a less hierarchal processing of speech than previously thought. Rather than occurring primarily in the auditory cortex, for example, it appears that decoding of speech sounds may be spread out more across the brain. (

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