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Functional Anatomy of Human Speech

  • J. Szentágothai
Part of the Acta Neurochirurgica Supplementum book series (NEUROCHIRURGICA, volume 56)

Summary

The outlines of an investigation into side differences between the Planum temporale (The Geschwind-Levitzky areas) of ten human brains are given. Volume of this area and cell numbers are clearly asymmetric, the left side being consequently larger by 38–34% over the same area at right. Cell density (cell No/volume) is virtually the same on both sides. Some comments upon the data are being made.

Keywords

Sign Language Functional Anatomy Sylvian Fissure Human Speech Planum Temporale 
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© Springer-Verlag 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Szentágothai
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of AnatomySemmelweiss UniversityBudapestHungary

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