5 edition of Language and the Brain (Cambridge Approaches to Linguistics) found in the catalog.
February 13, 1998
by Cambridge University Press
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||224|
Tracing the neurobiological basis of language across brain regions in humans and other primate species, she argues that species-specific brain differences may be at the root of the human capacity for language. Friederici shows which brain regions support the different language processes and, more important, how these brain regions are connected. Language and the Brain (Cambridge Approaches to Linguistics) by Loraine K. Obler; Kris Gjerlow and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at .
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A comprehensive account of the neurobiological basis of language, arguing that species-specific brain differences may be at the root of the human capacity for language. Language makes us human. It is an intrinsic part of us, although we seldom think about it. Language is also an extremely complex entity with subcomponents responsible for its phonological, syntactic, and . The study of the relationship between language and the brain is called neurolinguistics. Although this is a relatively recent term, the field of study dates back to the nineteenth century. Establishing the location of language in the brain was an early challenge, but one event incidentally provided a Author: George Yule.
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How do our brains enable us to speak creatively and build up an understanding of language. This accessible book examines the linguistic and neuro-anatomical underpinnings of language and considers how language skills can systematically break down in individuals with different types of brain damage.
By studying children with language disorders, adults with right-hemisphere brain. The localizationism approach in this book using the case study method provides ample support for which areas of the brain are associated with the different types of language disorders, but provides almost no insight into the aspects of processing other than timing, or how the brain really permits us to have by: "Aniruddh Patel's book, Music, Language and the Brain, manages to be both admirably readable and also scholarly.
Whilst there are other books dealing rigorously with the perceptual and cognitive aspects of language and music as separate topics, few, if any, authors have successfully tackled the task of exploring the Language and the Brain book between the Cited by: By studying children with language disorders, adults with right-hemisphere This accessible book examines the linguistic and neuro-anatomical underpinnings of language and considers how language skills can systematically break down in individuals with different types of brain /5.
This book is a comprehensive look at sentence processing as it pertains to the brain, with contributions from individuals in a wide array of backgrounds, covering everything from language acquisition to lexical and syntactic processing, speech pathology, memory, neuropsychology, and brain.
Title: Language and the Brain Author: Loraine K Obler & Kris Gjerlow Created Date: 3/2/ AM. In the first comprehensive study of the relationship between music and language from the standpoint of cognitive neuroscience, Aniruddh D.
Patel challenges the widespread belief that music and language are processed independently. Since Plato's time, the relationship between music and language has attracted interest and debate from a wide range of thinkers/5(4).
You’ve chosen books on ‘language and the mind.’ What do you mean by that. One of the most interesting things about language is the prejudices and ideas people have about it.
A lot of those misconceptions have to do with language and cognition, i.e. language and the brain. For example, a lot of people believe that the language that you.
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The journal covers the large variety of modern techniques in cognitive neuroscience, including functional and structural brain imaging, electrophysiology, cellular and molecular neurobiology, genetics.
Music, Language, and the Brain book. Read 14 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In the first comprehensive study of the relationship /5. The Brain Book investigates the amazingly complex and intriguing structure that is the human brain. Made up of billions of nerve cells, the brain controls our thoughts, movements, behaviour and emotions.
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Although there are many books on the cognitive aspects of language and also on neurolinguistics and aphasiology, Neuroanatomy of Language Regions of the Human Brain is the first anatomical atlas that focuses on the core regions of the cerebral cortex involved in language processing.
This atlas is a richly illustrated guide for scientists. These are some of the questions that this book aims at addressing. The answers provide insight into what constrains grammatical form, language processing, linguistic working memory, and hemispheric specialization for by: Language, music, and the brain: a mysterious relationship / edited by Michael A.
Arbib. pages cm. — (Strüngmann Forum reports) Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN (hardcover: alk. paper) 1. Brain. Language and culture. Music—Psychological aspects.
Cognitive neuroscience. Aphasia: any language disorder due to brain damage caused by disease of trauma Many aphasics are selectively language impaired. Aphasics do not (necessarily) have cognitive or intellectual impairments.
Broca’s Aphasia Paul Broca (French) in File Size: KB. A presentation of music and language within an integrative, embodied perspective of brain mechanisms for action, emotion, and social coordination.
This book explores the relationships between language, music, and the brain by pursuing four key themes and the crosstalk among them: song and dance as a bridge between music and language; multiple levels of structure from brain. of language and mind. noam chomskyis Professor of Linguistics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
His many books include New Horizons in the Study of Language and Mind (Cambridge University Press, ) and On Nature and Language. This book explores the relationships between language, music, and the brain by pursuing four key themes and the crosstalk among them: song and dance as a bridge between music and language; multiple levels of structure from brain to behavior to culture; the semantics of internal and external worlds and the role of emotion; and the evolution and development of language.
In the second year of life, the brain organizes the connections for language when the child sees pictures in a book and hears the parent give names for the pictures simultaneously.
Parents and other primary caregivers can help language development at this age by reciting nursery rhymes, songs, and poems throughout the day. It’s worth noting that Music, Language, and the Brain makes a fine addition to our list of 5 must-read books about language.
LISTEN TO THIS InNew Yorker music critic Alex Ross published The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century — a remarkable historical and social context for contemporary music, which went on to become.
The brain’s ‘language store’ is believed to be one big bucket, not separate cups. Photograph: Getty O ver the past century, perceptions of bilingualism have swung from one extreme to the other.His work extends from laboratory-based cellular-molecular neurobiology to the study of semiotic processes underlying animal and human communication, especially language.
Many of these interests are explored in his book, The Symbolic Species: The Coevolution of Language and the Brain.