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Studies in Neurolinguistics: Volume 4

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Studies in Neurolinguistics
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781483220567
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 10/22/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 376
  • File size: 5 MB

Table of Contents

List of Contributors


Preface


Figure, Table, and Quotation Credits


Contents of Previous Volumes


1 The Evolution of Human Communication Systems


Introduction


Evolution of Communicative and Other Complex Behaviors


Evolution of the Primate Vocal Tract and Ear


Evolution of the Brain (Central Control anil Processing Systems)


Ontogeny, Phylogeny, and Vocal Learning


Conclusions


Appendix: Comparison of Various Communication Systems in Birds, Pongids, and Humans in





Terms of Hockett's Designn Features


References


2 The Neural Control of Eye Movements in Acquired and Developmental Reading Disorders


Introduction


Disorders of the Saccadic Eye Movement System


Acquired Dyslexia


Developmental Dyslexia


Discussion


Summary


References


3 Structure in a Manual Communication System Developed Without a Conventional Language





Model: Language Without a Helping Hand


The Role of Linguistic Input in Language Development


Method


Theoretical Basis o f the Analysis and Derivation of Coding Categories


Categorizations of Relational Meanings


Structure in the Deaf Child's Representation of Semantic Relations


Discussion


Summary and Conclusions


Appendix A: Number of Phrases Produced by Each Child Classified According to Length


Appendix Bl: David's Action Phrases Produced during Sessions I-VIII


Appendix B2: Characterizing Signs in David's Action Phrases Produced during Sessions





I—VIII


Appendix CI: Donald's Action Phrases Produced during Sessions I-XI


Appendix C2: Characterizing Signs in Donald's Action Phrases Produced during Sessions





I-XI


Appendix Dl: Kathy's Action Phrases Produced during Sessions I-IX


Appendix D2: Characterizing Signs in Kathy's Action Phrases Produced during Sessions





I-IX


Appendix El: Chris's Action Phrases Produced during Sessions I—III


Appendix E2: Characterizing Signs in Chris's Action Phrases Produced during Sessions





I—III


Appendix Fl: Dennis's Action Phrases Produced during Sessions I-IV


Appendix F2: Characterizing Signs in Dennis's Action Phrases Produced during Sessions





I-IV


Appendix Gl: Tracy's Action Phrases Produced during Sessions I—II


Appendix G2: Characterizing Signs in Tracy's Action Phrases Produced during Sessions





I—II


References


4 Aphasie Dissolution and Language Acquisition


The Regression Hypothesis


The Phonological System


Inflectional Systems


Naming and Word Retrieval


Production and Comprehension of Complex Utterances


Status of the Regression Hypothesis


References


5 VOT Distinctions in Infants: Learned or Innate?


High Amplitude Sucking


Heart Rate Habituation


Auditory Evoked Response


Experiment 1


Experiment 2


Discussion


References


6 Disruption of Written Language in Aphasia


The Assessment and Development of Written Language


Types of Writing Disruption


Analysis of Aphasie Writing


Spontaneous Writing of a Single Aphasie


Conclusions


References


7 Linguistic Aspects of Lexical Retrieval Disturbances in the Posterior Fluent Aphasias


The Meaning of "Use"


Coding Lexical Items


Types of Retrieval Disturbances


References


8 Neurologic Correlates of Anomia


Definitions


Examination for Anomia


Varieties of Anomic Aphasia


Varieties of Word-Finding Disturbance


Discussion of Clinical Cases


Theoretical Considerations


References


9 On Linguistic Perseveration


Introduction


The Cases Studied


Units Subject to Perseveration


Perseveration in Spontaneous Speech


Theories Explaining Perseveration


References


Subject Index



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