Speech Production: How Does a Word Feel?

Asif A. Ghazanfar, Hjalmar K K. Turesson

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Given the importance of auditory feedback in vocal production, how can deaf individuals produce intelligible speech? A new study suggests that somatosensory feedback is the answer and, more generally, offers intriguing insights into the action-oriented nature of sensory representations in the brain.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R1142-R1144
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number24
StatePublished - Dec 23 2008

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • General Agricultural and Biological Sciences


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