Magnetic stimulation reveals the hemispheric distribution of language in a normal population

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Language is classically considered to be a function of the left side of the brain. Now an interference technique, transcranial magnetic stimulation, in healthy subjects shows that the right-side language activity detected in some people is indeed functionally relevant.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)613-614.
Number of pages2
JournalNature Neuroscience
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2002