Cortex 2016 Feb 6;75:1-19. Epub 2015 Nov 6.
Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA; Department of Radiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA; Integrated Brain Imaging Center, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA; Department of Neurology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA. Electronic address:
Lesion-deficit studies support the hypothesis that the left anterior temporal lobe (ATL) plays a critical role in retrieving names of concrete entities. They further suggest that different regions of the left ATL process different conceptual categories. Here we test the specificity of these relationships and whether the anatomical segregation is related to the underlying organization of white matter connections. Read More