Electrophysiological Correlates of Meaning

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Science  06 Dec 1974:
Vol. 186, Issue 4167, pp. 944-946
DOI: 10.1126/science.186.4167.944


The use of context-sensitive symbols offers an appropriate methodology for investigating the representation of meaning in the brain. This approach revealed that late components of frontal, but not occipital, evoked potentials reflect the change of meaning of a symbolic stimulus when it appears in different temporal contexts.