Speech Motor Control In Normal and Disordered Speech

Hardcover | March 1, 2004

EditorBen Maassen, Raymond Kent, Hermann Peters

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Speaking is one of the most complex skills that humans perform. In our everyday communication, we transfer sentences, concepts, thoughts, and ideas. How though, is the speaker able to convert these into movements of the speech apparatus? These speech movements are the observable end product,but what neurological, psycholinguistic, and perceptual-motor processes lie behind their production? To fully understand speech disorders, such as stuttering, apraxia of speech, and Parkinsonian dysarthria, the disruptions in this complex interplay are highly relevant. Equally important is the question of how the infant develops from random babbling to precisely controlled production of words,syllables, and phonemes. This volume presents state of the art research in the science of speech motor control and speech disorders. All the chapters take a fundamental, model-oriented perspective, as introduced in the first section of the volume. Further topics covered in this book are: brain imaging studies and therapid progression in comprehending neural mechanisms; developmental studies revealing perceptual-motor continuities and discontinuities; psycholinguistic experimentation showing higher order influences on speech motor control; and recent notions and applications to the understanding of speechdisorders. This will be an important volume for all those involved in speech research and speech pathology, including those from the disciplines of psychology, neurology, and ENT.

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Speaking is one of the most complex skills that humans perform. In our everyday communication, we transfer sentences, concepts, thoughts, and ideas. How though, is the speaker able to convert these into movements of the speech apparatus? These speech movements are the observable end product,but what neurological, psycholinguistic, an...

Ben Maassen and Herman Peters are at the Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands. Raymond Kent is at Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA. Pascal van Lieshout is in the Oral Dynamics Laboratory, Graduate Department of Speech-Language Pathology, University of Toronto. Wouter Hulstijn is at ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:480 pages, 9.45 × 6.61 × 1.21 inPublished:March 1, 2004Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Part I - Modelling of Speech Production1. Kent: Models of speech motor control: implications from recent developments in neuropsychological and neurobehavioural science2. Guenther and Perkell: A neural model of speech production and its application to studies of the role of auditory feedback in speech3. van Lieshout: Dynamical systems theory and its application in speechPart II - Neural Processes4. Ackermann et al: Functional brain imaging of motor aspects of speech production5. De Nil: Recent developments in brain imaging research in stuttering6. Murdoch: Subcortical brain mechanisms in speech motor controlPart III - Speech Motor Development7. Locke: How do infants come to control the organs of speech?8. Moore: Physiologic development of speech production9. Barlow et al: Sensorimotor entrainment of respiratory and orofacial systems in humansPart IV - Interface10. Smith and Goffman: Interaction of motor and language factors in the development of speech production11. Conture et al: Linguistic processes and childhood stuttering: many's a slip between intention and lipPart V - Motor control in disorders12. Kent and Rosen: Motor control perspectives on motor speech disorders13. van Lieshout et al: Searching the weak link in the speech production chain of people who stutter: a motor skill approach14. Max: Stuttering and internal models for sensorimotor control: a theoretical perspective to generate testable hypotheses15. McNeil et al: The differential diagnosis of apraxia of speech16. Ziegler and Maassen: The role of the syllable in disorders of spoken language production