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Auditory hallucinations activate language and verbal short-term memory, but not auditory, brain regions

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dc.contributor.author Fuentes‑Claramonte, Paola
dc.contributor.author Soler‑Vidal, Joan
dc.contributor.author Salgado‑Pineda, Pilar
dc.contributor.author García‑León, María Ángeles
dc.contributor.author Ramiro, Nuria
dc.contributor.author Santo‑Angles, Aniol
dc.contributor.author Llanos Torres, María
dc.contributor.author Tristany, Josep
dc.contributor.author Guerrero-Pedraza, Amalia
dc.contributor.author Munuera, Josep
dc.contributor.author Sarró, Salvador
dc.contributor.author Salvador, Raymond
dc.contributor.author Hinzen, Wolfram
dc.contributor.author McKenna, Peter J.
dc.contributor.author Pomarol‑Clotet, Edith
dc.date.accessioned 2022-05-25T05:33:25Z
dc.date.available 2022-05-25T05:33:25Z
dc.date.issued 2021
dc.identifier.citation Fuentes‑Claramonte P, Soler‑Vidal J, Salgado‑Pineda P, García‑León MA, Ramiro N, Santo‑Angles A, Llanos Torres M, Tristany J, Guerrero‑Pedraza A, Munuera J, Sarró S, Salvador R, Hinzen W, McKenna PJ, Pomarol‑Clotet E. Auditory hallucinations activate language and verbal short-term memory, but not auditory, brain regions. Sci Rep. 2021;11:18890. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-98269-1
dc.identifier.issn 2045-2322
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10230/53234
dc.description.abstract Auditory verbal hallucinations (AVH, ‘hearing voices’) are an important symptom of schizophrenia but their biological basis is not well understood. One longstanding approach proposes that they are perceptual in nature, specifcally that they refect spontaneous abnormal neuronal activity in the auditory cortex, perhaps with additional ‘top down’ cognitive infuences. Functional imaging studies employing the symptom capture technique—where activity when patients experience AVH is compared to times when they do not—have had mixed fndings as to whether the auditory cortex is activated. Here, using a novel variant of the symptom capture technique, we show that the experience of AVH does not induce auditory cortex activation, even while real speech does, something that efectively rules out all theories that propose a perceptual component to AVH. Instead, we fnd that the experience of AVH activates language regions and/or regions that are engaged during verbal shortterm memory
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Nature Research
dc.relation.ispartof Scientific Reports. 2021;11:18890
dc.rights This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, which permits use, sharing, adaptation, distribution and reproduction in any medium or format, as long as you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons licence, and indicate if changes were made. The images or other third party material in this article are included in the article’s Creative Commons licence, unless indicated otherwise in a credit line to the material. If material is not included in the article’s Creative Commons licence and your intended use is not permitted by statutory regulation or exceeds the permitted use, you will need to obtain permission directly from the copyright holder. To view a copy of this licence, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/. © The Author(s) 2021
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dc.subject.other Esquizofrènia
dc.subject.other Al·lucinacions acústiques
dc.subject.other Memòria immediata
dc.title Auditory hallucinations activate language and verbal short-term memory, but not auditory, brain regions
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dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-98269-1
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