Cognitive Neuroscience of Language

Cognitive Neuroscience of Language
Author: David Kemmerer
Publsiher: Taylor & Francis
Total Pages: 1520
Release: 2022-09-27
ISBN: 0429647255
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cognitive Neuroscience of Language Book Excerpt:

Cognitive Neuroscience of Language provides an up-to-date, wide-ranging, and pedagogically practical survey of the most important developments in this exciting field. It guides students through all of the major areas of investigation, beginning with the fundamental aspects of brain structure and function and then following with key topics such as classic and progressive aphasia syndromes; speech perception and production; the meanings of object nouns, action verbs, and abstract words; the formulation and comprehension of complex expressions, including grammatically inflected words, complete sentences, and entire stories; and several other domains of neurolinguistic research, including reading and writing, sign language, and the bilingual brain. Drawing heavily on prominent theoretical models, the core chapters illustrate how such frameworks are supported, and sometimes challenged, by experiments employing diverse brain mapping techniques. This edition has been thoroughly updated throughout, and now includes a dedicated chapter on the neural substrates of bilingualism. Chapters have been revised to reflect the most salient developments in the field, and the book has undergone a thoughtful restructure to mirror course teaching. While the study of language can be challenging, the text has been written accessibly and requires no previous knowledge of either neuroscience or linguistics and includes definitions of technical terms and explanations of important principles from both disciplines along the way. Accompanied by online resources for students and instructors, it is an essential companion for graduate or upper-level undergraduate students.

Cognitive Neuroscience of Language

Cognitive Neuroscience of Language
Author: David Kemmerer
Publsiher: Psychology Press
Total Pages: 622
Release: 2014-11-01
ISBN: 9781848726215
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cognitive Neuroscience of Language Book Excerpt:

Language is one of our most precious and uniquely human capacities, so it is not surprising that research on its neural substrates has been advancing quite rapidly in recent years. Until now, however, there has not been a single introductory textbook that focuses specifically on this topic. Cognitive Neuroscience of Language fills that gap by providing an up-to-date, wide-ranging, and pedagogically practical survey of the most important developments in the field. It guides students through all of the major areas of investigation, beginning with fundamental aspects of brain structure and function, and then proceeding to cover aphasia syndromes, the perception and production of speech, the processing of language in written and signed modalities, the meanings of words, and the formulation and comprehension of complex expressions, including grammatically inflected words, complete sentences, and entire stories. Drawing heavily on prominent theoretical models, the core chapters illustrate how such frameworks are supported, and sometimes challenged, by experiments employing diverse brain mapping techniques. Although much of the content is inherently challenging and intended primarily for graduate or upper-level undergraduate students, it requires no previous knowledge of either neuroscience or linguistics, defining technical terms and explaining important principles from both disciplines along the way.

Cognitive Neuroscience of Language

Cognitive Neuroscience of Language
Author: David Kemmerer
Publsiher: Psychology Press
Total Pages: 600
Release: 2014-11-20
ISBN: 1317653165
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cognitive Neuroscience of Language Book Excerpt:

Language is one of our most precious and uniquely human capacities, so it is not surprising that research on its neural substrates has been advancing quite rapidly in recent years. Until now, however, there has not been a single introductory textbook that focuses specifically on this topic. Cognitive Neuroscience of Language fills that gap by providing an up-to-date, wide-ranging, and pedagogically practical survey of the most important developments in the field. It guides students through all of the major areas of investigation, beginning with fundamental aspects of brain structure and function, and then proceeding to cover aphasia syndromes, the perception and production of speech, the processing of language in written and signed modalities, the meanings of words, and the formulation and comprehension of complex expressions, including grammatically inflected words, complete sentences, and entire stories. Drawing heavily on prominent theoretical models, the core chapters illustrate how such frameworks are supported, and sometimes challenged, by experiments employing diverse brain mapping techniques. Although much of the content is inherently challenging and intended primarily for graduate or upper-level undergraduate students, it requires no previous knowledge of either neuroscience or linguistics, defining technical terms and explaining important principles from both disciplines along the way.

Cognitive Neuroscience Studies of the Chinese Language

Cognitive Neuroscience Studies of the Chinese Language
Author: Henry S.R. Kao 高尚仁,Che-Kan Leong,Ding-Guo Gao
Publsiher: Hong Kong University Press
Total Pages: 344
Release: 2002-07-01
ISBN: 9789622095687
Category: Foreign Language Study
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cognitive Neuroscience Studies of the Chinese Language Book Excerpt:

What are the linguistic constituents and structural components of Chinese characters and words? Does the spoken language provide a basis for reading different writing systems, including Chinese? How do the results of current neuroimaging and electrophysio

Cognitive Neuroscience of Natural Language Use

Cognitive Neuroscience of Natural Language Use
Author: Roel M. Willems
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 305
Release: 2015-02-12
ISBN: 1107042011
Category: Computers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cognitive Neuroscience of Natural Language Use Book Excerpt:

Contributors to this book argue that we should study the brain basis of language as used in our daily lives.

Handbook of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience second edition

Handbook of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience  second edition
Author: Charles A. Nelson,Monica Luciana
Publsiher: MIT Press
Total Pages: 985
Release: 2008-07-11
ISBN: 0262141043
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience second edition Book Excerpt:

The second edition of an essential resource to the evolving field of developmental cognitive neuroscience, completely revised, with expanded emphasis on social neuroscience, clinical disorders, and imaging genomics. The publication of the second edition of this handbook testifies to the rapid evolution of developmental cognitive neuroscience as a distinct field. Brain imaging and recording technologies, along with well-defined behavioral tasks—the essential methodological tools of cognitive neuroscience—are now being used to study development. Technological advances have yielded methods that can be safely used to study structure-function relations and their development in children's brains. These new techniques combined with more refined cognitive models account for the progress and heightened activity in developmental cognitive neuroscience research. The Handbook covers basic aspects of neural development, sensory and sensorimotor systems, language, cognition, emotion, and the implications of lifelong neural plasticity for brain and behavioral development. The second edition reflects the dramatic expansion of the field in the seven years since the publication of the first edition. This new Handbook has grown from forty-one chapters to fifty-four, all original to this edition. It places greater emphasis on affective and social neuroscience—an offshoot of cognitive neuroscience that is now influencing the developmental literature. The second edition also places a greater emphasis on clinical disorders, primarily because such research is inherently translational in nature. Finally, the book's new discussions of recent breakthroughs in imaging genomics include one entire chapter devoted to the subject. The intersection of brain, behavior, and genetics represents an exciting new area of inquiry, and the second edition of this essential reference work will be a valuable resource for researchers interested in the development of brain-behavior relations in the context of both typical and atypical development.

Neurobiology of Language

Neurobiology of Language
Author: Gregory Hickok,Steven L. Small
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 1188
Release: 2015-08-15
ISBN: 0124078621
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Neurobiology of Language Book Excerpt:

Neurobiology of Language explores the study of language, a field that has seen tremendous progress in the last two decades. Key to this progress is the accelerating trend toward integration of neurobiological approaches with the more established understanding of language within cognitive psychology, computer science, and linguistics. This volume serves as the definitive reference on the neurobiology of language, bringing these various advances together into a single volume of 100 concise entries. The organization includes sections on the field's major subfields, with each section covering both empirical data and theoretical perspectives. "Foundational" neurobiological coverage is also provided, including neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, genetics, linguistic, and psycholinguistic data, and models. Foundational reference for the current state of the field of the neurobiology of language Enables brain and language researchers and students to remain up-to-date in this fast-moving field that crosses many disciplinary and subdisciplinary boundaries Provides an accessible entry point for other scientists interested in the area, but not actively working in it – e.g., speech therapists, neurologists, and cognitive psychologists Chapters authored by world leaders in the field – the broadest, most expert coverage available

Language and Action in Cognitive Neuroscience

Language and Action in Cognitive Neuroscience
Author: Yann Coello,Angela Bartolo
Publsiher: Psychology Press
Total Pages: 378
Release: 2013
ISBN: 1848720823
Category: PSYCHOLOGY
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Language and Action in Cognitive Neuroscience Book Excerpt:

This book collates evidence from behavioural, brain imagery and stroke-patient studies, to discuss how cognitive and neural processes are responsible for language.

The Cognitive Neuroscience of Human Communication

The Cognitive Neuroscience of Human Communication
Author: Vesna Mildner
Publsiher: Psychology Press
Total Pages: 382
Release: 2010-10-18
ISBN: 1136875298
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Cognitive Neuroscience of Human Communication Book Excerpt:

This is a book about speech and language. It is primarily intended for those interested in speech and its neurophysiological bases: phoneticians, linguists, educators, speech therapists, psychologists, and neuroscientists. Although speech and language are its central topic, it provides information about related topics as well (e.g. structure and functioning of the central nervous system, research methods in neuroscience, theories and models of speech production and perception, learning, and memory). Data on clinical populations are given in parallel with studies of healthy subjects because such comparisons can give a better understanding of intact and disordered speech and language functions. There is a review of literature (more than 600 sources) and research results covering areas such as neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, development of the nervous system, sex differences, history of neurolinguistics, behavioral, neuroimaging and other research methods in neuroscience, linguistics and psychology, theories and models of the nervous system function including speech and language processing, kinds of memory and learning and their neural substrates, critical periods, various aspects of normal speech and language processes (e.g. phonetics, phonology, syntax, semantics, reading), bilingualism, speech and language disorders, and many others. Newcomers to the field of neurolinguistics will find it as readable as professionals will because it is organized in a way that gives the readers flexibility and an individual approach to the text. The language is simple but all the technical terms are provided, explained, and illustrated. A comprehensive glossary provides additional information.

Stevens Handbook of Experimental Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience Language and Thought

Stevens  Handbook of Experimental Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience  Language and Thought
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 672
Release: 2018-03-13
ISBN: 1119170699
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Stevens Handbook of Experimental Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience Language and Thought Book Excerpt:

III. Language & Thought: Sharon Thompson-Schill (Volume Editor) (Topics covered include embodied cognition; discourse and dialogue; reading; creativity; speech production; concepts and categorization; culture and cognition; reasoning; sentence processing; bilingualism; speech perception; spatial cognition; word processing; semantic memory; moral reasoning.)

Linguistics and Cognitive Neuroscience

Linguistics and Cognitive Neuroscience
Author: Dieter Hillert
Publsiher: Springer-Verlag
Total Pages: 271
Release: 2013-03-13
ISBN: 3322916499
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Linguistics and Cognitive Neuroscience Book Excerpt:

Das Sonderheft "Linguistics and Cognitive Neuroscience" enthält insgesamt vierzehn, in englischer Sprache verfaßte Beiträge. Die Autoren untersuchen, wie sprachliche Einheiten im menschlichen Gehirn unter normalen und neurologisch gestörten Bedingungen verarbeitet werden. Die Untersuchungsmethoden sind linguistischer und psychologischer Natur, und die Ergebnisse werden stets unter Berücksichtigung von Theorien, Hypothesen, experimentellen Ergebnissen und Beobachtungen interpretiert.Der Leser erhält dadurch vom Forschungsbereich "Sprache, Kognition und Gehirn" einerseits ein umfassendes Bild, und andererseits wird er über neueste, richtungsweisende Ergebnisse detailliert informiert.This special issue, "Linguistics and Cognitive Neuroscience", consists of articles investigating language processing in neurologically impaired populations. The general approach of the authors is to describe such language disorders in behavioral terms by applying primarily linguistic as well as psychological methods. The reported findings are interpreted by taking models, hypotheses, and experimental data into account. Thus, the research field of language, cognition, and brain is discussed in broad terms and new findings relevant for future research are presented.

Neurobiology of Language

Neurobiology of Language
Author: Gregory Hickok,Steve Small
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 1188
Release: 2015-08-01
ISBN: 9780124077942
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Neurobiology of Language Book Excerpt:

Neurobiology of Language explores the study of language, a field that has seen tremendous progress in the last two decades. Key to this progress is the accelerating trend toward integration of neurobiological approaches with the more established understanding of language within cognitive psychology, computer science, and linguistics. This volume serves as the definitive reference on the neurobiology of language, bringing these various advances together into a single volume of 100 concise entries. The organization includes sections on the field's major subfields, with each section covering both empirical data and theoretical perspectives. "Foundational" neurobiological coverage is also provided, including neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, genetics, linguistic, and psycholinguistic data, and models. Foundational reference for the current state of the field of the neurobiology of language Enables brain and language researchers and students to remain up-to-date in this fast-moving field that crosses many disciplinary and subdisciplinary boundaries Provides an accessible entry point for other scientists interested in the area, but not actively working in it - e.g., speech therapists, neurologists, and cognitive psychologists Chapters authored by world leaders in the field - the broadest, most expert coverage available

Exploring Language Aptitude Views from Psychology the Language Sciences and Cognitive Neuroscience

Exploring Language Aptitude  Views from Psychology  the Language Sciences  and Cognitive Neuroscience
Author: Susanne M. Reiterer
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 388
Release: 2018-10-04
ISBN: 3319919172
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Exploring Language Aptitude Views from Psychology the Language Sciences and Cognitive Neuroscience Book Excerpt:

This book presents original, empirical data from quantitative and qualitative research studies in the field of language learning aptitude, ability, and individual differences. It does so from the perspectives of Second Language Acquisition, psychology, neuroscience and sociolinguistics. All studies included in the book use a similar and uniform layout and methodology. Each chapter contains a study examining factors such as memory, personality, self-concept, bilingualism and multilingualism, education, musicality or gender. The chapters investigate the influence of these concepts on language learning aptitude and ability. Several of these chapters analyse hypotheses which have never been tested before and therefore provide novel research results. The book contributes to the field both by verifying and contesting existent findings and by exploring novel approaches to devising research in the subject area.

Handbook of the Neuroscience of Language

Handbook of the Neuroscience of Language
Author: Brigitte Stemmer,Harry A. Whitaker
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 512
Release: 2008-04-29
ISBN: 0080564917
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of the Neuroscience of Language Book Excerpt:

In the last ten years the neuroscience of language has matured as a field. Ten years ago, neuroimaging was just being explored for neurolinguistic questions, whereas today it constitutes a routine component. At the same time there have been significant developments in linguistic and psychological theory that speak to the neuroscience of language. This book consolidates those advances into a single reference. The Handbook of the Neuroscience of Language provides a comprehensive overview of this field. Divided into five sections, section one discusses methods and techniques including clinical assessment approaches, methods of mapping the human brain, and a theoretical framework for interpreting the multiple levels of neural organization that contribute to language comprehension. Section two discusses the impact imaging techniques (PET, fMRI, ERPs, electrical stimulation of language cortex, TMS) have made to language research. Section three discusses experimental approaches to the field, including disorders at different language levels in reading as well as writing and number processing. Additionally, chapters here present computational models, discuss the role of mirror systems for language, and cover brain lateralization with respect to language. Part four focuses on language in special populations, in various disease processes, and in developmental disorders. The book ends with a listing of resources in the neuroscience of language and a glossary of items and concepts to help the novice become acquainted with the field. Editors Stemmer & Whitaker prepared this book to reflect recent developments in neurolinguistics, moving the book squarely into the cognitive neuroscience of language and capturing the developments in the field over the past 7 years. History section focuses on topics that play a current role in neurolinguistics research, aphasia syndromes, and lesion analysis Includes section on neuroimaging to reflect the dramatic changes in methodology over the past decade Experimental and clinical section reflects recent developments in the field

Language and Action in Cognitive Neuroscience

Language and Action in Cognitive Neuroscience
Author: Yann Coello,Angela Bartolo
Publsiher: Psychology Press
Total Pages: 376
Release: 2012-12-07
ISBN: 1136214178
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Language and Action in Cognitive Neuroscience Book Excerpt:

This book collates the most up to date evidence from behavioural, brain imagery and stroke-patient studies, to discuss the ways in which cognitive and neural processes are responsible for language processing. Divided into six sections, the edited volume presents arguments from evolutionist, developmental, behavioural and neurobiological perspectives, all of which point to a strong relationship between action and language. It provides a scientific basis for a new theoretical approach to language evolution, acquisition and use in humans, whilst at the same time assessing current debates on motor system’s contribution to the emergence of language acquisition, perception and production. The chapters have been written by internationally acknowledged researchers from a variety of disciplines, and as such this book will be of great interest to academics, students and professionals in the areas of cognitive psychology, neuropsychology, neuroscience, psycholinguistics and philosophy.

The New Cognitive Neurosciences

The New Cognitive Neurosciences
Author: Michael S. Gazzaniga
Publsiher: MIT Press
Total Pages: 1468
Release: 2000
ISBN: 9780262071956
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The New Cognitive Neurosciences Book Excerpt:

Winner of the 2002 William James Book Award presented by the Society for General Psychology, Division One of the American Psychological Association. This award is given for the best book which furthers the mission of the Society for General Psychology by bringing together researchers and ideas from the various subfields of neuroscience and psychology. The first edition of The Cognitive Neurosciences helped to define the field. The second edition reflects the many advances that have taken place-particularly in imaging and recording techniques. From the molecular level up to that of human consciousness, the contributions cover one of the most fascinating areas of science—the relationship between the structural and physiological mechanisms of the brain/nervous system and the psychological reality of mind. The majority of the chapters in this edition of The Cognitive Neurosciences are new, and those from the first edition have been completely rewritten and updated. This major reference work is now available online as part of MIT CogNet, The Cognitive and Brain Sciences Community online. Sections and section editors: - Plasticity - Ira B. Black - Development - Pasko Rakic - Sensory Systems - J. Anthony Movshon and Colin Blakemore - Motor - Emilio Bizzi - Attention - Michael I. Posner - Memory - Endel Tulving - Language - Willem J. M. Levelt - Thought and Memory - Edward E. Smith and Stephen M. Kosslyn - Emotion - Joseph E. LeDoux - Evolution - Leda Cosmides and John Tooby - Consciousness - Daniel L. Schacter

Theatre and Cognitive Neuroscience

Theatre and Cognitive Neuroscience
Author: Clelia Falletti,Gabriele Sofia,Victor Jacono
Publsiher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Total Pages: 280
Release: 2016-02-25
ISBN: 1472584791
Category: Performing Arts
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Theatre and Cognitive Neuroscience Book Excerpt:

This is the first volume to provide a detailed introduction to some of the main areas of research and practice in the interdisciplinary field of art and neuroscience. With contributions from neuroscientists, theatre scholars and artists from seven countries, it offers a rich and rigorous array of perspectives as a springboard to further exploration. Divided into four parts, each prefaced by an expert editorial introduction, it examines: * Theatre as a space of relationships: a neurocognitive perspective * The spectator's performative experience and 'embodied theatrology' * The complexity of theatre and human cognition * Interdisciplinary perspectives on applied performance Each part includes contributions from international pioneers of interdisciplinarity in theatre scholarship, and from neuroscientists of world-renown researching the physiology of action, the mirror neuron mechanism, action perception, space perception, empathy and intersubjectivity. While illustrating the remarkable growth of interest in the performing arts for cognitive neuroscience, this volume also reveals the extraordinary richness of exchange and debate born out of different approaches to the topics.

The Cognitive Neurosciences

The Cognitive Neurosciences
Author: Michael S. Gazzaniga
Publsiher: MIT Press
Total Pages: 1377
Release: 2009-09-18
ISBN: 026201341X
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Cognitive Neurosciences Book Excerpt:

"The fourth edition of The Cognitive Neurosciences continues to chart new directions in the study of the biologic underpinnings of complex cognition - the relationship between the structural and physiological mechanisms of the nervous system and the psychological reality of the mind. The material in this edition is entirely new, with all chapters written specifically for it." --Book Jacket.

The Oxford Handbook of Neurolinguistics

The Oxford Handbook of Neurolinguistics
Author: Greig I. de Zubicaray,Niels O. Schiller
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 672
Release: 2019-03-01
ISBN: 0190914866
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Oxford Handbook of Neurolinguistics Book Excerpt:

Neurolinguistics is a young and highly interdisciplinary field, with influences from psycholinguistics, psychology, aphasiology, and (cognitive) neuroscience, as well as other fields. Neurolinguistics, like psycholinguistics, covers aspects of language processing; but unlike psycholinguistics, it draws on data from patients with damage to language processing capacities, or the use of modern neuroimaging technologies such as fMRI, TMS, or both. The burgeoning interest in neurolinguistics reflects that an understanding of the neural bases of this data can inform more biologically plausible models of the human capacity for language. The Oxford Handbook of Neurolinguistics provides concise overviews of this rapidly-growing field, and engages a broad audience with an interest in the neurobiology of language. The chapters do not attempt to provide exhaustive coverage, but rather present discussions of prominent questions posed by given topics. The volume opens with essential methodological chapters: Section I, Methods, covers the key techniques and technologies used to study the neurobiology of language today, with chapters structured along the basic divisions of the field. Section II addresses the neurobiology of language acquisition during healthy development and in response to challenges presented by congenital and acquired conditions. Section III covers the many facets of our articulate brain, or speech-language pathology, and the capacity for language production-written, spoken, and signed. Questions regarding how the brain comprehends meaning, including emotions at word and discourse levels, are addressed in Section IV. Finally, Section V reaches into broader territory, characterizing and contextualizing the neurobiology of language with respect to more fundamental neuroanatomical mechanisms and general cognitive domains.

The Oxford Handbook of Psycholinguistics

The Oxford Handbook of Psycholinguistics
Author: Shirley-Ann Rueschemeyer,M. Gareth Gaskell
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 1088
Release: 2018-09-06
ISBN: 0191090433
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Oxford Handbook of Psycholinguistics Book Excerpt:

The ability to communicate quickly and flexibly through both spoken and written language is one of the defining characteristics of the human race. Yet it remains a mysterious process. The science of psycholinguistics attempts to uncover the mechanisms and representations underlying human language. This interdisciplinary field has seen massive developments over the last decades, with a broad expansion of the research base, and the incorporation of new experimental techniques such as brain imaging and computational modelling. The result is that real progress is being made in the understanding of the key components of language in the mind. This new and expanded edition of The Oxford Handbook of Psycholinguistics brings together the views of over 80 experts in various domains of psycholinguistic research, offering a comprehensive and authoritative review of the field. With contributions from the fields of psychology, linguistics, cognitive neuroscience, attention, genetics, development, and neuropsychology divided into five themed sections, this new edition of The Oxford Handbook of Psycholinguistics is unparalleled in its breadth of coverage. The comprehensive nature of this book coupled with the accessibility of the short chapter format makes this handbook essential reading for students and researchers in the fields of psychology, linguistics and neuroscience.