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Neuromotor mechanisms in human communication

Author: Doreen Kimura
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press ; Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press, 1993.
Series: Oxford psychology series, no. 20.
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This book deals with brain mechanisms in human communicative behaviour, from a broadly biological point of view. Particular attention is paid to the control mechanisms of the oral, manual, and  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Doreen Kimura
ISBN: 019505492X 9780195054927
OCLC Number: 26396505
Description: x, 197 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction ; 1. Asymmetry ; 2. Noncortical systems in speaking ; 3. Cortical systems in speaking ; 4. Oral movement control and speech ; 5. Manual praxis ; 6. Constructional ability ; 7. Manual sign language ; 8. Adextrality ; 9. Sex differences in brain organization ; 10. Hemispheric specialization for semantic processing ; Conclusion ; References ; Index
Series Title: Oxford psychology series, no. 20.
Responsibility: Doreen Kimura.
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"Kimura is to be commended for recruiting a variety of converging data to address this controversial question."--Contemporary Psychology

 
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