Semantic Apparatus – The neural correlates of semantic control revisited

Cited by Lee Sonogan

The neural correlates of semantic control revisited - ScienceDirect

Abstract by Rebecca L.Jackson

Semantic control, the ability to selectively access and manipulate meaningful information on the basis of context demands, is a critical component of semantic cognition. The precise neural correlates of semantic control are disputed, with particular debate surrounding parietal involvement, the spatial extent of the posterior temporal contribution and network lateralisation. Here semantic control is revisited, utilising improved analysis techniques and a decade of additional data to refine our understanding of the network. A meta-analysis of 925 peaks over 126 contrasts illuminated a left-focused network consisting of inferior frontal gyrus, posterior middle temporal gyrus, posterior inferior temporal gyrus and dorsomedial prefrontal cortex. This extended the temporal region implicated, and found no parietal involvement. Although left-lateralised overall, relative lateralisation varied across the implicated regions. Supporting analyses confirmed the multimodal nature of the semantic control network and situated it within the wider set of regions implicated in semantic cognition.

Publication: NeuroImage (Peer-Reviewed Journal)

Pub Date: Jan 1, 2021 Doi:

Keywords: Semantic cognitionControlALE meta-analysisExecutive processingSemantic control (Plenty more sections and references in this research article)

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