Brain activity during divided and selective attention to auditory and visual sentence comprehension tasks

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Moisala, Mona; Salmela, Viljami; Salo, Emma; Carlson, Synnove; Vuontela, Virve; Salonen, Oili; Alho, Kimmo;
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, volume 9 (issn: 1662-5161, eissn: 1662-5161)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2015.00086, pmc: PMC4333810
  • Subject: FUNCTIONAL NEUROANATOMY | semantic processing | Neuroscience | FRONTAL-CORTEX | 515 Psychology | selective attention | DORSOLATERAL PREFRONTAL CORTEX | EVENT-RELATED FMRI | VERBAL WORKING-MEMORY | divided attention | functional MRI | SEMANTIC PROCESSES | 3112 Neurosciences | EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONS | CONCURRENT PERFORMANCE | POSITRON-EMISSION-TOMOGRAPHY | CORTICAL NETWORK | Original Research Article | dual-tasking
    mesheuropmc: psychological phenomena and processes | behavioral disciplines and activities

Using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), we measured brain activity of human participants while they performed a sentence congruence judgment task in either the visual or auditory modality separately, or in both modalities simultaneously. Significant performa... View more