Knowledge of Words Influences Recognition of Speech Sounds (video) Massachusetts General Hospital Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption When recognizing combinations of speech sounds, a brain region that processes speech sounds (in blue), receives signals from areas involved in the representation of known words (green circles). Credit (A. Conrad Nied and David W. Gow, PhD; Neuropsychology Laboratory and Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital. Supported by grants from the National Institute for Deafness and other Communication Disorders, the MIND Institute and the National Center for Research Resources.) Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.