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Curr Biol. 2000 May 18;10(10):R362-4.

Auditory neuroscience: is speech special?

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  • 1University Laboratory of Physiology, Oxford, OX1 3PT, UK. dmoore@physiol.ox.ac.uk.

Abstract

Speech is thought to be perceived and processed in a unique way by the auditory system of the brain. A recent study has provided evidence that a part of the brain's temporal lobe is specifically responsive to speech and other vocal stimuli.

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