Conférence scientifique du CINQ :Fiber pathways supporting developing speech, language,
"Interest in mapping the white matter fiber pathways supporting developing speech, language, and literacy has persisted for over two centuries. In recent decades, great strides have been made using diffusion-weighted imaging techniques, which have allowed the in vivo mapping of fiber pathways and the relation of the micro-structure of these pathways to behavior. This has also allowed the detailed examination of the development of these pathways.
In this talk, I review the state of the science on fiber pathways supporting speech, language, and literacy. I also present some recent data from our laboratory using diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) to examine their development. The emerging picture of fiber pathway connectivity suggests a far richer and complex structure than that presented by classic models of the neurobiology of speech, language, and literacy."
Antony Dick, PhD.