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In recognizing speech sounds, brain does not work the way a computer does

How does the brain decide whether something is correct? When it comes to the processing of spoken language, the common theory has been that the brain applies a set of rules to determine which combinations of sounds are permissible. Now investigators support a different explanation -- that the brain decides whether a combination of sounds is acceptable based on words that are already known.
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