Visual cues in language processed by the brain

Scientists Track the Journey of a Word through the Brain, Find Organ Responsible for Converting Visual Cues to Meaning

A group of British scientists recently ran an MRI scan on a group of individuals as they were looking at words in order to see what areas of the brain lit up during the process of reading. They saw that the journey of the word began in the eyes and ended at a part of the brain known as the ventral occipitotemporal cortex.  

Take the Full Dose: Scientists also found that learning to read also leads to the overriding of the function of certain other parts of the brain.

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