Despite the presence of shared characteristics across the different domains modulating Broca's area activity (e.g., structural analogies, as between language and music, or representational homologies, as between action execution and action observation), the question of what exactly the common denominator of such diverse brain functions is, with respect to the function of Broca's area, remains largely a debated issue. Here, we suggest that an important computational role of Broca's area may be to process hierarchical structures in a wide range of functional domains.

Tettamanti, M., & Weniger, D. (2006). Broca's area: a supramodal hierarchical processor?. CORTEX, 42(4), 491-494 [10.1016/S0010-9452(08)70384-8].

Broca's area: a supramodal hierarchical processor?

Tettamanti, M.;
2006

Abstract

Despite the presence of shared characteristics across the different domains modulating Broca's area activity (e.g., structural analogies, as between language and music, or representational homologies, as between action execution and action observation), the question of what exactly the common denominator of such diverse brain functions is, with respect to the function of Broca's area, remains largely a debated issue. Here, we suggest that an important computational role of Broca's area may be to process hierarchical structures in a wide range of functional domains.
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Action; Broca's area; Hierarchical processing; Language; Supramodal;
English
Tettamanti, M., & Weniger, D. (2006). Broca's area: a supramodal hierarchical processor?. CORTEX, 42(4), 491-494 [10.1016/S0010-9452(08)70384-8].
Tettamanti, M; Weniger, D
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