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  • Researchers map brain areas vital to understanding language

    Neuroscience professor Aron Barbey and his colleagues used brain injury data from Vietnam War veterans to map the ability of humans to understand written or spoken language, also known as "discourse comprehension."

    Neuroscience professor Aron Barbey and his colleagues used brain injury data from Vietnam War veterans to map the ability of humans to understand written or spoken language, also known as "discourse comprehension."

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  • To reach Aron Barbey, call 217-244-2551; email barbey@illinois.edu.

    The paper, “Neural mechanisms of discourse comprehension: a human lesion study,” is available online or from the U. of I. News Bureau.