IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Neural distance amplification of lexical tone in human auditory cortex

2014 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

Author(s): Xiaopeng Si ; Wenjing Zhou ; Bo Hong
Sponsor(s): IEEE Eng. Med. Biol. Soc.
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 August 2014
Conference Location: Chicago, IL, USA
Conference Date: 26 August 2014
Page(s): 4,001 - 4,004
ISBN (Electronic): 978-1-4244-7929-0
ISSN (Paper): 1557-170X
DOI: 10.1109/EMBC.2014.6944501
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In tonal languages, like Chinese, lexical tone serves as a key feature to provide contrast in word meaning. Behavior studies suggest that Mandarin Chinese tone is categorically perceived. However,... View More

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