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, 42 (4), 469-71

Why Is Broca's Area Involved in Syntax?

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Why Is Broca's Area Involved in Syntax?

David Caplan. Cortex.

Abstract

It is suggested that, rather than Broca's area playing its role in syntactic comprehension because its functions are a specialization those of the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex (DLPFC) or derived from sensori-motor functions of cortex from which it is evolutionarily descended, this region may be involved in this aspect of language because of its intrinsic neural organization.

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