Translation in the Brain: Preliminary Thoughts About a Brain-Imaging Study to Investigate Psychological Processes Involved in Translation

  • Fabio AlvesEmail author
  • Karina S. Szpak
  • Augusto Buchweitz
Part of the New Frontiers in Translation Studies book series (NFTS)


Over the past years, the understanding of cognitive processes that underpin the task of translation have been an unceasing goal in the field of translation process research.


Translational Research Process (TPR) Mindreading Abilities Mutual Cognitive Environment fMRI Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Ostensive Stimulus 
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Research funded by CNPq, the Brazilian Research Council, grant n° 308892/2015-1, and FAPEMIG, the Agency for Research Support of the State of Minas Gerais, grant n° PPM-00696-16.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fabio Alves
    • 1
    Email author
  • Karina S. Szpak
    • 1
  • Augusto Buchweitz
    • 2
  1. 1.Laboratory for Experimentation in Translation (LETRA)Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG)Belo HorizonteBrazil
  2. 2.Brain Institute of Rio Grande do SulPontificia Universidade Catolica do RS (PUCRS)Porto Alegre/RSBrazil

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