Talking Sense

  • Published31 Mar 2017
  • Reviewed31 Mar 2017
  • Author Michael W. Richardson
  • Source BrainFacts/SfN

When you talk with a friend, understanding and responding to what they say requires communication between two distant areas of your brain. These areas — one responsible for understanding language and another for producing speech — communicate with each other via a bundle of axons called the arcuate fasciculus, pictured above.
Stephanie J Forkel, Ahmad Beyh, Alfonso de Lara Rubio, King’s College London.

When you talk with a friend, understanding and responding to what they say requires communication between two distant areas of your brain. These areas — one responsible for understanding language and another for producing speech — communicate with each other via a bundle of axons called the arcuate fasciculus, pictured above.

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