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Lesion studies have suggested that the auditory cortex may not be involved in many aspects of hearing. A recent report casts doubt on this long-held view by showing that reversible inactivation of the auditory cortex leads to a transient impairment in tone detection and frequency discrimination.

Type

Journal article

Journal

Curr Biol

Publication Date

02/10/2001

Volume

11

Pages

R782 - R784

Keywords

Animals, Auditory Cortex, Hearing, Humans