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Society for Neuroscience: Machine Learning Classifies Word Type Based on Brain Activity

Aug 05, 2019 - Targeted News Service

The Society for Neuroscience issued the following news release:

Pairing machine learning with neuroimaging can determine whether a person heard a real or made up word based on their brain activity, according to a new study published in eNeuro. These results lay the groundwork for investigating language processing in the brain and developing an imaging-based tool to assess language impairments.

Many brain injuries and disorders cause language impairments that are difficult to establis...