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The mismatch negativity (MMN) in basic research of central auditory processing: a review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17931964     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In the present article, the basic research using the mismatch negativity (MMN) and analogous results obtained by using the magnetoencephalography (MEG) and other brain-imaging technologies is reviewed. This response is elicited by any discriminable change in auditory stimulation but recent studies extended the notion of the MMN even to higher-order cognitive processes such as those involving grammar and semantic meaning. Moreover, MMN data also show the presence of automatic intelligent processes such as stimulus anticipation at the level of auditory cortex. In addition, the MMN enables one to establish the brain processes underlying the initiation of attention switch to, conscious perception of, sound change in an unattended stimulus stream.
Authors:
R Näätänen; P Paavilainen; T Rinne; K Alho
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review     Date:  2007-10-10
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical neurophysiology : official journal of the International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology     Volume:  118     ISSN:  1388-2457     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Neurophysiol     Publication Date:  2007 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-12-06     Completed Date:  2008-03-07     Revised Date:  2008-09-10    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100883319     Medline TA:  Clin Neurophysiol     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2544-90     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland. risto.naatanen@helsinki.fi
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Attention / physiology*
Auditory Perception / physiology*
Cerebral Cortex / anatomy & histology,  physiology*
Dominance, Cerebral / physiology
Evoked Potentials / physiology*
Humans
Magnetoencephalography / methods*
Pitch Discrimination / physiology
Reaction Time / physiology
Speech Perception / physiology

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