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Language and the brain / Loraine K. Obler, Kris Gjerlow.

By: Obler, Loraine K.
Contributor(s): Gjerlow, Kris.
Series: Cambridge approaches to linguistics: Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 1999Description: xviii, 206 pages ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0521466415; 9780521466417.Subject(s): Biolinguistics | Brain damage | Language disordersDDC classification:
Contents:
Neurolinguistics -- The brain -- How we know what we know about brain organization for language -- Aphasia : classification of the syndromes -- Aphasia : what underlies the syndromes -- Child aphasia and other language disorders -- Right-brain damage -- Dementia -- Disorders of the written word : dyslexia and dysgraphia -- Bilingualism -- Language organization -- The future of neurolinguistic study
Summary: How do our brains enable us to speak creatively and build up an understanding of language? This book examines the linguistic and neuro-anatomical underpinnings of language and considers how language skills can systematically break down in individuals.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 180-196) and indexes

Neurolinguistics -- The brain -- How we know what we know about brain organization for language -- Aphasia : classification of the syndromes -- Aphasia : what underlies the syndromes -- Child aphasia and other language disorders -- Right-brain damage -- Dementia -- Disorders of the written word : dyslexia and dysgraphia -- Bilingualism -- Language organization -- The future of neurolinguistic study

How do our brains enable us to speak creatively and build up an understanding of language? This book examines the linguistic and neuro-anatomical underpinnings of language and considers how language skills can systematically break down in individuals.

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