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Functional Interaction of Cortex Areas of Students During Reading in Russian and English. Pp. 59–65.

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Sokolova Liudmila Vladimirovna, Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov, Institute of Natural Sciences and Biomedicine, 

Cherkasova Anna Sergeevna, Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov, Institute of Medical and Biological Research


We have investigated spatial synchronization of brain bioelectrical activity of students during reading literary texts in Russian and English. The process of reading as compared to quiet waking has displayed an increase in synchronization of distant connections within beta- and theta-bands between the two hemispheres. During reading in English (as compared to reading in Russian), an increase in interaction between anterior associative areas within theta-band has been observed. We have also found forming of distant diagonal rostral and caudal connections in the high-frequency part of the EEG spectrum.


brain bioelectrical activity, reading process, coherence, foreign language.

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