13. Exploring Semantic Memory Areas by Functional MRI

  1. Metin Akay Bachelor of Science, Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Ph.D. professor chairman author coauthor editor chair guest editor fellow senior member member
  1. G. Rizzo1,
  2. P. Vitali2,
  3. G. Baselli3,
  4. M. Tettamanti4,
  5. P. Scifo2,
  6. S. Cerutti3,
  7. D. Perani2 and
  8. F. Fazio1

Published Online: 10 APR 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470068298.ch13

Handbook of Neural Engineering

Handbook of Neural Engineering

How to Cite

Rizzo, G., Vitali, P., Baselli, G., Tettamanti, M., Scifo, P., Cerutti, S., Perani, D. and Fazio, F. (2006) Exploring Semantic Memory Areas by Functional MRI, in Handbook of Neural Engineering (ed M. Akay), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470068298.ch13

Editor Information

  1. Scottsdale, Arizona, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Molecular Bioimaging and Physiology (IBFM) CNR, Milan, Italy

  2. 2

    Scientific Institute H San Raffaele, Milan, Italy

  3. 3

    Polytechnic University, Milan, Italy

  4. 4

    Scientific Institute of San Raffaele, Milan, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 APR 2006
  2. Published Print: 20 DEC 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470056691

Online ISBN: 9780470068298



  • functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI);
  • semantic memory area exploration using functional MRI;
  • left inferior frontal gyrus activation and semantic fluency


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Organization of Semantic Memory in Brain

  • Methodology

  • Results

  • Discussion

  • Future Trends

  • References