Neuropsycholinguistic Perspectives On Language Cognition: Essays In Honour Of Jean-luc Nespoulous by Corine AstesanoNeuropsycholinguistic Perspectives On Language Cognition: Essays In Honour Of Jean-luc Nespoulous by Corine Astesano

Neuropsycholinguistic Perspectives On Language Cognition: Essays In Honour Of Jean-luc Nespoulous

EditorCorine Astesano, Mélanie Jucla

Hardcover | May 29, 2015

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This book brings together experts from the fields of linguistics, psychology and neuroscience to explore how a multidisciplinary approach can impact on research into the neurocognition of language. International contributors present cutting-edge research from cognitive and developmental psychology, neuropsychology, psycholinguistics and computer science, and discuss how this contributes to neuropsycholinguistics, a term coined by Jean-Luc Nespoulous, to whom this book is dedicated.

Chapters illustrate how researchers with different methods and theoretical backgrounds can contribute to a unified vision of the study of language cognition. Reinterpreting neuropsycholinguistics through the lens of each research field, the book demonstrates important attempts to adopt a comprehensive view of speech and language pathology.

Divided into three sections the book covers:

    • linguistic mechanisms and the architecture of language
    • the relationship between language and other cognitive processes
    • the assessment of speech and language disabilities and compensatory mechanisms.


Neuropsycholinguistic Perspectives on Language Cognition
presents a unique contribution to cognitive science and language science, from linguistics to neuroscience. It will interest academics and scholars in the field, as well as medical researchers, psychologists, and speech and language therapists.

Corine Ast¿nois Associate Professor in the Department of Language Sciences, Octogone-Lordat laboratory, Universit¿e Toulouse - Jean Jaur¿ France. Her fields of expertise are prosody, experimental phonetics, and neurocognition of language and music.M¿nie Juclais Associate Professor in the Department of Language Sciences, Octogone-Lordat...
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Title:Neuropsycholinguistic Perspectives On Language Cognition: Essays In Honour Of Jean-luc NespoulousFormat:HardcoverDimensions:226 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:May 29, 2015Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415858488

ISBN - 13:9780415858489

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Table of Contents

PrefaceCorine Ast¿no and M¿nie Jucla. Foreword David Caplan.  Introduction: Neuropsycholinguistics according to Jean-Luc NespoulousBarbara K¿pke and Christiane Soum Part 1:Linguistic Mechanisms and the Architecture of Language  Phonological Markedness, Acquisition and Language Pathology: What is left of the Jakobsonian legacy?Jacques Durand and Typhanie Prince.  Function versus Regions in Spatial Language: A fundamental distinctionMichel Aurnague and Laure Vieu.  From Language Acquisition to Language Pathology: Cross-linguistic perspectivesMaya Hickmann and Efstathia Soroli.  Semantic Subcategories of Nouns and Verbs: A neurolinguistic review on healthy adults and patients with Alzheimer¿s diseaseJet M.J. Vonk, Roel Jonkers and Loraine K. Obler Part 2: The Relationship between Language and Other Cognitive Processes  Phonological Similarity Can Also Impair Transcoding: A study in FrenchMichel Fayol and Xavier Seron.  Influence of Musical Expertise on the Perception of Pitch, Duration and Intensity Variations in Speech and Harmonic SoundsMireille Besson, Julie Chobert, Cl¿nt Fran¿s, Corine Ast¿no and C¿ne Marie. Gestures and Multimodal Communication: Developmental and pathological aspectsMich¿ Guidetti.  Cognitive Processes Underlying Pragmatic Impairments After a Right-hemisphere LesionMaud Champagne-Lavau  Part 3: Assessment of Speech & Language Disabilities and Compensatory Mechanisms  Describing and Interpreting Variability in Agrammatic Speech ProductionHalima Sahraoui.  Disability, Repair Strategies and Communicative Effectiveness at the Phonic Level: Evidence from a multiple-case studyLorraine Baqu¿Anna Marczyk, Alba Rosas and Marta Estrada.   Applying Phonetic Investigation Methods to the Assessment of Dysphonia and DysarthriaBernard Teston.  Allying Information and Communications Technology with (Psycho)linguistic Sciences to Design Alternative and Augmentative Communication Systems for Persons with Speech and Motor ImpairmentNadine Vigouroux, Philippe Boissi¿, Fr¿ric Vella, Mustapha Mojahid and Jean-L¿ Bouraoui.