The Linguistic Cerebellum

Hardcover | September 25, 2015

byPeter MariënEditorMario Manto

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The Linguistic Cerebellum provides a comprehensive analysis of this unique part of the brain that has the most number of neurons, each operating in distinct networks to perform diverse functions. This book outlines how those distinct networks operate in relation to non-motor language skills. Coverage includes cerebellar anatomy and function in relation to speech perception, speech planning, verbal fluency, grammar processing, and reading and writing, along with a discussion of language disorders. Discusses the neurobiology of cerebellar language functions, encompassing both normal language function and language disorders Includes speech perception, processing, and planning Contains cerebellar function in reading and writing Explores how language networks give insight to function elsewhere in the brain

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The Linguistic Cerebellum provides a comprehensive analysis of this unique part of the brain that has the most number of neurons, each operating in distinct networks to perform diverse functions. This book outlines how those distinct networks operate in relation to non-motor language skills. Coverage includes cerebellar anatomy and fun...

Dr. Mario Manto is a Neurologist at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (Belgium) with more than 20 years of experience in clinical neurology, particularly cerebellar ataxia. He is a Professor of Neuroanatomy at the University of Mons (Belgium) and Researcher at the FNRS (Belgium). The focus of his career for more than 20 years has been ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:444 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:September 25, 2015Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128016086

ISBN - 13:9780128016084

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Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter 1: The Phonetic Cerebellum: Cerebellar Involvement in Speech Sound Production Wolfram Ziegler

Chapter 2: The Role of the Cerebellum in Speech Perception and Language Comprehension Ingo Hertrich, Klaus Mathiak, and Hermann Ackermann

Chapter 3: The Cerebellum and Verbal Working Memory Cherie L. Marvel and John E. Desmond

Chapter 4: Cerebellum and Verbal Fluency (Phonological and Semantic) Marco Molinari and Maria Leggio

Chapter 5: Cerebellum and Grammar Processing Michael Adamszek and Kenneth C. Kirkby

Chapter 6: Cerebellar-Induced Aphasia and Related Language Disorders Kim Van Dun and Peter Mariën

Chapter 7: Analysis of Speech and Language Impairments in Cerebellar Disorders Florian Bodranghien

Chapter 8: Cerebellum and Writing Kim Van Dun, Dorien Vandenborre, and Peter Mariën

Chapter 9: The role of the Cerebellum in Developmental Dyslexia Catherine J. Stoodley

Chapter 10: Conceptualizing Developmental Language Disorders: A Theoretical Framework Including the Role of the Cerebellum in Language-Related Functioning Leonard F. Koziol, Lauren A. Barker, and Laura Jansons

Chapter 11: Posterior Fossa Syndrome (PFS) and Cerebellar Mutism Thora Gudrunardottir, Hyo-Jung De Smet, Lisa Bartha-Doering, Kim van Dun, Jo Verhoeven, Philippe Paquier, and Peter Mariën

Chapter 12: Functional Linguistic Topography of the Cerebellum Catherine Stoodley and Jeremy D Schmahmann

Chapter 13: Deep Cerebellar Nuclei (DCN) and Language Christophe Habas, Kim van Dun, Mario Manto, and Peter Mariën

Chapter 14: The Use of Transcranial Magnetic Brain Stimulation to Study Cerebellar Language Function Alan A Beaton, Louise Allen-Walker, and R. Martyn Bracewell

Chapter 15: Experimental Use of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) in Relation to the Cerebellum and Language Georgios P. D. Argyropoulos