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September 10th, 2008
Spark Blog: How Does Your Brain React to Gibberish?

Check out this clip of “Pingu,” modified by the scientists in Oregon to include strange grammatical constructions. They want to see how brains react to mistakes in grammar, even when the listener isn’t fluent in the language being spoken!

When Alan volunteered to wear the EEG cap a while back, this is what he watched.

Courtesy Brain Development Lab, Univeristy of Oregon


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