Research report 2020 - Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
From sound to spoken language: How is meaning generated in the human brain?
Kaufeld, Greta; Meyer, Antje S.
Abteilung "Psychology of Language"
SummaryWhen comprehending spoken language, we combine acoustic information with our learned linguistic knowledge. At the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, we have investigated in more detail what happens in the brain when we extract meaning from an acoustic signal: Brain signals “synchronize” with the signal in specific frequency bands.