News and views on the neural organization of language
moderated by Greg Hickok and David Poeppel
Thursday, October 15, 2009
Live from Chicago! The Battle for Broca's area
As we write, Yosef is making his case for Broca's area supporting syntactic movement. Peter has already made his. I have to say, during the first part of his talk, Yosef was clearly ahead in points. But when he started talking the details of syntactic movement versus reflexive binding, we could feel the audience tuning out. We'll see if this two-hour session format actually results in scientific progress or just causes headaches.