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The Handbook of the Neuropsychology of Language.

Author: Miriam Faust
Publisher: Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2011.
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This handbook provides a comprehensive review of new developments in the study of the relationship between the brain and language, from the perspectives of both basic research and clinical neuroscience. Includes contributions from an international team of leading figures in brain-language researchFeatures a novel emphasis on state-of-the-art methodologies and their application to the central questions in the  Read more...
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Faust, Miriam.
Handbook of the Neuropsychology of Language.
Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Miriam Faust
ISBN: 9781444345872 1444345877
OCLC Number: 768732474
Description: 1 online resource (1068 pages)
Contents: The Handbook of the Neuropsychology of Language; Contents; Volume 1: Language Processing in the Brain: Basic Science; Contributors; Preface; Acknowledgments; Part I: Language and Hemispheres: From Single-Word Recognition to Discourse; 1: Individual Differences in Brain Organization for Language; 2: The Perceptual Representation of Speech in the Cerebral Hemispheres; 3: Mechanisms of Hemispheric Specialization: Insights From Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) Studies; 4: Understanding Written Words: Phonological, Lexical, and Contextual Effects in the Cerebral Hemispheres. 5: The Organization of Discourse in the Brain: Results From the Item-Priming in-Recognition ParadigmPart II: Computational Modeling of Language; 6: Connectionist Modeling of Neuropsychological Deficits in Semantics, Language, and Reading; 7: Neural Network Models of Speech Production; 8: Word Learning as the Confluence of Memory Mechanisms: Computational and Neural Evidence; Part III: Neural Correlates of Language Production and Comprehension; 9: Neural Correlates of Semantic Processing in Reading Aloud; 10: In a Word: ERPs Reveal Important Lexical Variables for Visual Word Processing. 11: Hemodynamic Studies of Syntactic Processing12: The Neurobiology of Structure-Dependency in Natural Language Grammar; 13: How Does the Brain Establish Novel Meanings in Language? Abstract Symbol Theories Versus Embodied Theories of Meaning; 14: Motor and Nonmotor Language Representations in the Brain; 15: What Role Does the Cerebellum Play in Language Processing?; Part IV: Coping with Higher-Level Processing: The Brain Behind Figurative and Creative Language; 16: Bilateral Processing and Affect in Creative Language Comprehension. 17: Two-Track Mind: Formulaic and Novel Language Support a Dual-Process Model18: Neuropsychological and Neurophysiological Correlates of Idiom Understanding: How Many Hemispheres Are Involved?; 19: Cognitive Neuroscience of Creative Language: The Poetic and the Prosaic; 20: The Brain Behind Nonliteral Language: Insights From Brain Imaging; 21: Thinking outside the Left Box: The role of the Right Hemisphere in Novel Metaphor Comprehension; Part V: The Multilingual Brain; 22: Word Recognition in the Bilingual Brain. 23: Vocabulary Learning in Bilingual First-Language Acquisition and Late Second-Language Learning24: What ERPs Tell Us About Bilingual Language Processing; 25: How the Brain Acquires, Processes, and Controls a Second Language; Acknowledgments; Volume 2: Language Processing in the Brain: Clinical Populations; Part I: Neuropsychology of Language: Methods and Paradigms; 26: Potentials and Paradigms: Event-Related Brain Potentials and Neuropsychology; 27: What the Speaking Brain Tells us About Functional Imaging. 28: Uncovering the Neural Substrates of Language: A Voxel-Based Lesion-Symptom Mapping Approach.

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This handbook provides a comprehensive review of new developments in the study of the relationship between the brain and language, from the perspectives of both basic research and clinical neuroscience. Includes contributions from an international team of leading figures in brain-language researchFeatures a novel emphasis on state-of-the-art methodologies and their application to the central questions in the brain-language relationshipIncorporates research on all parts of language, from syntax and semantics to spoken and written languageCovers a wide range of issues, including basic level and h.

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