Language and the Brain

Language and the Brain

Book - 1999
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Cambridge Univ Pr
An introduction to neurolinguistics showing how language is organized in the brain.
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 damage, demented patients and people with reading problems, the authors provide an understanding of how language is organized in the brain.

Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 1999.
ISBN: 9780521460958
0521460956
Branch Call Number: 401 OBL // LC 401 OBL
Characteristics: xviii, 206 p. ; 21 cm.
Additional Contributors: Gjerlow, Kris

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