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Grammatical Disorders in Aphasia: A Neuro-Linguistic Perspective / Edition 1

Grammatical Disorders in Aphasia: A Neuro-Linguistic Perspective / Edition 1

by Roelien Bastiaanse, Yosef Grodzinsky


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Speech and language research for Broca's aphasia and more

Grammatical Disorders in Aphasia: A Neurolinguistic Perspective reviews research by leading authorities to examine the relationships between language and the brain. Beginning with a comprehensive overview of linguistic theory and the neurolinguistic perspective, the following pages cover language perception and speech production after a variety of brain injuries. Topics include semantic composition, linguistic representation, verb finding, moving verbs, verb complexity and more, painting a comprehensive picture of language in the agrammatic patient.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781861561350
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 02/24/2006
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 234
Product dimensions: 7.87(w) x 9.84(h) x 0.59(d)

About the Author

Roelien Bastiaanse and Yosef Grodzinsky are the authors of Grammatical Disorders in Aphasia: A Neuro-Linguistic Perspective, published by Wiley.

Table of Contents

An introduction to syntax.

The processing of long distance dependencies in normal listeners: Evidence for form-driven activation.

Neuroanatomical organization of sentential processing operations: evidence from aphasia on the (modular) processing of discontinuous dependencies.

Semantic composition: processing parameters and neuroanatomical considerations.

Syntactic displacement in Broca's agrammatic aphasia.

Levels of linguistic representation in Broca's aphasia: implicitness and referentiality of arguments.

Verb finding problems in Broca's aphasia: the influence of transitivity.

Effect of verb complexity on agrammatic aphasics.

Sentence production.

Moving verbs in agrammatic production.

Verb retrieval, verb inflection and negation in agrammatic aphasia.

A clinical assessment of verbs in an aggrammatic patient.

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