How We Think Before We Speak: Making Sense Of Sentences

Friday, February 20, 2009 - 11:28 in Psychology & Sociology

How does the brain turn seemingly random sounds and letters into sentences with clear meaning? Recent findings suggest that, as we read or have a conversation, our brains are continuously trying to predict upcoming information. These findings reveal that our brains very rapidly draw upon a wide range of information, including what was stated previously and who the speaker is, in helping us understand what is being said to us.

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