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The notion of semantic embodiment posits that concepts are represented in the same neural sensorimotor systems that were involved in their acquisition. However, evidence in support of embodied semantics - in particular the hypothesised contribution of motor and premotor cortex to the representation of action concepts - is varied. Here, we tested the hypothesis that, consistent with semantic embodiment, sensorimotor cortices will rapidly become active while healthy participants access thedoi:10.1038/s41598-019-47835-9 pmid:31391537 pmcid:PMC6686022 fatcat:upn5jnfrsfhchdiggbj3kkjkva