Language And The Brain: Representation And Processing

Other | February 1, 2000

byGrodzinsky, Yosef, Yosef Grodzinsky

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The study of language has increasingly become an area of interdisciplinary interest. Not only is it studied by speech specialists and linguists, but by psychologists and neuroscientists as well, particularly in understanding how the brain processes meaning. This book is a comprehensive look at sentence processing as it pertains to the brain, with contributions from individuals in a wide array of backgrounds, covering everything from language acquisition to lexical and syntactic processing, speech pathology, memory, neuropsychology, and brain imaging.

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The study of language has increasingly become an area of interdisciplinary interest. Not only is it studied by speech specialists and linguists, but by psychologists and neuroscientists as well, particularly in understanding how the brain processes meaning. This book is a comprehensive look at sentence processing as it pertains to the ...

Format:OtherDimensions:386 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:February 1, 2000Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0080535372

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Table of Contents

Contributors.
Preface.
In Dedication to Edgar Basil Zurif.
Architecture of the Language System:
R. Jackendoff, Fodorian Modularity and Representational Modularity.
M. Garrett, Remarks on the Architecture of Language Processing Systems.
The Comprehension-Production Interface:
Y. Grodzinsky, Overarching Agrammatism.
G. Hickok, Speech Perception, Conduction Aphasia, and the Functional Neuroanatomy of Language.
J.L. Nicol and T. Love, Overarching Agrammatism: When Comprehension Involves Production.
The Memory-Language Interface:
E.E. Smith and A. Geva, Verbal Working Memory and Its Connections to Language Processing.
L.S. Cermak, Sentence Memory in Amnesia.
The Lexical-Structural Interface:
M.L. Albert, Toward a Neurochemistry of Naming and Anomia.
S.E. Blumstein and W.P. Milberg, Language Deficits in Broca's and Wernicke's Aphasia: A Singular Impairment.
H. Brownell, Right Hemisphere Contributions to Understanding Lexical Connotation and Metaphor.
A. Caramazza, Aspects of Lexical Access: Evidence from Aphasia.
E. Canseco-Gonzalez, Using the Recording of Event-Related Brain Potentials in the Study of Sentence Processing.
H. Goodglass, Grammatical Gender Is Not Always Syntactic.
D. Swinney, P. Prather, and T. Love, The Time-Course of Lexical Access and the Role of Context: Converging Evidence from Normal and Aphasic Processing.
The Syntax-Discourse Interface:
S. Avrutin, Comprehension of Discourse-Linked and Non-Discourse-Linked Questions by Children and Broca's Aphasics.
D. Caplan, Positron Emission Tomographic Studies of Syntactic Processing.
M.M. Piñango, Canonicity in Broca's Sentence Comprehension: The Case of Psychological Verbs.
J. Maling, A Simple Argument for Subject Gaps.
L.P. Shapiro, Some Recent Investigations of Gap Filling in Normal Listeners: Implications for Normal and Disordered Language Processing.
Index.