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dc.contributor.authorFairhall, S. L.
dc.contributor.authorAnzellotti, Stefano
dc.contributor.authorUbaldi, S.
dc.contributor.authorCaramazza, Alfonso
dc.date.accessioned2017-08-07T18:43:55Z
dc.date.issued2013
dc.identifier.citationFairhall, Scott L., Stefano Anzellotti, Silvia Ubaldi, and Alfonso Caramazza. 2013. “Person- and Place-Selective Neural Substrates for Entity-Specific Semantic Access.” Cerebral Cortex 24 (7) (February 20): 1687–1696. doi:10.1093/cercor/bht039.en_US
dc.identifier.issn1047-3211en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:33719913
dc.description.abstractObject-category has a pronounced effect on the representation of objects in higher level visual cortex. However, the influence of category on semantic/conceptual processes is less well characterized. In the present study, we conduct 2 fMRI experiments to investigate the semantic processing of information specific to individual people and places (entities). First, during picture presentation, we determined which brain regions show category-selective increases during access to entity-specific semantic information (i.e., nationality) in comparison to general-category discrimination (person vs. place). In the second experiment, we presented either words or pictures to assess the independence of entity-specific category-selective semantic representations from the processes used to access those representations. Convergent results from these 2 experiments show that brain regions exhibiting a category-selective increase during entity-specific semantic access are the same as those that show a supramodal (word/picture) category-selective response during the same task. These responses were different from classical “perceptual” category-selective responses and were evident in the medial precuneus for people and in the retrosplenial complex as well as anterior/superior sections of the transverse occipital sulcus and parahippocampal gyrus for places. These results reveal the pervasive influence of object-category in cortical organization, which extends to aspects of semantic knowledge arbitrarily related to physical/perceptual properties.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipPsychologyen_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherOxford University Press (OUP)en_US
dc.relation.isversionofdoi:10.1093/cercor/bht039en_US
dash.licenseMETA_ONLY
dc.subjectconceptsen_US
dc.subjectdomainen_US
dc.subjectfaceen_US
dc.subjectsemanticen_US
dc.subjectunique entitiesen_US
dc.titlePerson- and Place-Selective Neural Substrates for Entity-Specific Semantic Accessen_US
dc.typeJournal Articleen_US
dc.description.versionVersion of Recorden_US
dc.relation.journalCerebral Cortexen_US
dash.depositing.authorCaramazza, Alfonso
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dc.identifier.doi10.1093/cercor/bht039*
workflow.legacycommentsFAR 2014 Caramazza emailed 2016-05-04 AD Caramazza emailed 2017-02-23 MM meta.darken_US
dash.contributor.affiliatedAnzellotti, Stefano
dash.contributor.affiliatedCaramazza, Alfonso


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