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Language in the Brain: Critical Assessments / Edition 1

Language in the Brain: Critical Assessments / Edition 1

by Fred C.C. Peng


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ISBN-13: 9780826487018
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 01/14/2006
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

IntroductionI. What Is Language?1.A Brief History of Linguistics: What Went Wrong?2. Historical Perspective from the Point of View of Semiotics3. Historical Perspective from the Medical and Paramedical Point of ViewII. What Can Be Done about the Current Situations?4. A Mild ProposalIII. The Individual Aspect of Parole5. Language Behavior and Body Movements6. The Physical Basis of Life7. Embryonic Development of the Nervous System8. Fetal Development of the Nervous System9. Phylogenic and Ontogenic Origin of the Complexity of Neuronal Circuitry10. Species-Specific Function of the Human Vocal Apparatus11. Structural Divisions of the Nervous SystemIV. The Individual Aspect of Langue12. Language in the Brain is Memory-Governed13. Language in the Brain is Meaning-Centered14. Language in the Brain is Multifaceted15. Language in the Brain is Stratified16. Evolution of Language: What Evolved?17. Cerebral Dominance and Cerebral Laterality; Fact or Fiction?V. Production and Reception18. Construction of Meaning: Mapping of Content onto Expression19. Reconstruction of Meaning: Coupling of Expression and Content VI. Summary and Conclusion

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