The Neural Basis of Speech Processes and Developmental Language Disruption


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Our group is interested in how sensory and motor areas of the brain interact for speech communication.  We use several different brain imaging techniques to study the brain during speech perception and production.  These techniques also allow us to explore differences in the structure and function of the brain associated with developmental disorders of speech and language, such as stuttering and specific language impairment.  Also, we examine auditory-motor interactions more generally using non-speech stimuli.


Our research is based at the Department of Experimental Psychology, the FMRIB Centre and the OHBA Centre in Oxford.  We are also part of the Oxford Centre for Developmental Science.



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