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Silent Reading: Does the Brain 'Hear' Both Speech and Voices?

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Christopher Petkov


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Silent reading is a private experience that plays out in our imagination. Although we might primarily read for content, recent human brain neuroimaging and neuronal recording work is revealing the inner processes at play. Some of these involve experiencing voices.

Publication metadata

Author(s): Petkov CI, Belin P

Publication type: Editorial

Publication status: Published

Journal: Current Biology

Year: 2013

Volume: 23

Issue: 4

Pages: R155-R156

Print publication date: 18/02/2013

ISSN (print): 0960-9822

ISSN (electronic): 1879-0445

Publisher: Cell Press


DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2013.01.002