Monday, January 10, 2005

Musing About The Sound Of Amygdala

Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da, Amygdala: Word as Earworm
By JAMES GORMAN
The New York Times
Published: January 11, 2005

My infatuation with the amygdala has led me to wonder where aphasia and amusia overlap, a subject that neurologists have been investigating for many years. Damage to the brain can interfere with spoken language - aphasia. But it can also harm the ability to hear and produce melody.

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