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Anne-Lise Giraud, January 18

Ideas about the role of cortical oscillations in speech and language

 

Anne-Lise Giraud
Laboratoire de Neurosciences Cognitives, DEC, ENS
Paris
http://www.giraud.ens.fr/people.php?id=1

The role of cortical oscillations in cognition remains unclear, but physiological data suggest that they play a role in sensory flow discretization. This putative role is particularly relevant in the context of conversational speech processing, as speech is both a continuous input that requires appropriate segmentation, and a rhythmic input that interferes with brain oscillations. I will propose several possible roles for cortical oscillations in this context, spanning auditory input sampling, speech integration, aligning sensory and motor rhythms, message passing, and even a determinant role in human language functional neuroanatomy.

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15:45-17:00 Jan 18, 2011
MPI Nijmegen, Room 163

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