White matter connectome with cortical lesion map clarifies temporal auditory comprehension

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 12:32 in Health & Medicine

A new reports a novel mapping methodology adapted for stroke brains. Researchers combined connectome-lesion symptom mapping with traditional voxel-based cortical lesion symptom mapping to assess brain networks supporting auditory comprehension. Results confirm the middle, inferior and posterior temporal regions are the most important for speech comprehension and shed light on potential contributions of temporal lobe network connections in understanding spoken language.

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