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Title Broca's region / edited by Yosef Grodzinsky, Katrin Amunts
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006

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Description 1 online resource (xv, 419 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Contents I. Matters anatomical. The origin of Broca's area and its connections from an ancestral working memory network / Francisco Aboitiz [and others] -- A multimodal analysis of structure and function in Broca's region / Katrin Amunts, Karl Zilles -- Broca's area in the human and the nonhuman primate brain / Michael Petrides -- II. Matters linguistic. Weak syntax / Sergey Avrutin -- Speech production in Broca's agrammatic aphasia: syntactic tree pruning / Naama Friedmann -- A blueprint for a brain map of syntax / Yosef Grodzinsky -- Evluating deficit patterns of Broca's aphasics in the presence of high intersubject variability / Dan Drai -- Treating language deficits in Broca's aphasia / Lewis P. Shapiro, Cynthia K. Thompson -- III. Motor aspects and sign language. Broca's region:a speech area? / Luciano Fadiga, Laila Craighero, Alice Roy -- Broca's area in system perspective: language in the context of action- oriented perception / Michael Arbib -- The role of Broca's area in sign language / Karen Emmorey -- IV. Psycholinguistic investigations. Broca's area and lexical-semantic processing / Stefano F. Cappa, Daniela Perani
The neural basis of sentence processing: inferior frontal and temporal contributions / Angela D. Friederici -- Involvement of the left and right frontal operculum in speech and nonspeech perception and production /Martin E. Meyer, Lutz J─âncke -- On Broca, brain, and binding / Peter Hagoort -- A role for Broca's area beyond language processing: evidence from neuropsychology and fMRI / Gereon R. Fink [and others] -- VI. Historical articles. Choices we made: an introduction to the historical section / Katrin Amunts, Yosef Grodzinsky -- Comments regarding the seat of the faculty of spoken language, followed by an observation of aphemia (loss of speech) -- On affections of speech from disease of the brain (1878-1879) -- On aphasia (1885) -- Contributions to a histological localization of the cerebral cortex -VI. Communication: the division of the human cortex (1908) -- The agrammatical language disturbance: studies on a psychological basis for the teaching on aphasia (1913) -- The cytoarchitectonics of the fields constituting Broca's area (1931) -- The phonological development of child language and aphasia as a linguistic problem (1956) -- Grammatical complexity and aphasic speech (1958) -- The organization of language and the brain (1970) -- Broca's area and Broca's aphasia (1976)
Summary Paul Broca, the discoverer of Broca's region, was one of the first scientists to equate a significant piece of behaviour - articulated language - with a piece of neural tissue. This text creates a coherent, novel picture of the state of contemporary knowledge on the structure and function of the region
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Broca, Paul, 1824-1880.
SUBJECT Broca, Paul, 1824-1880 fast
Subject Neurolinguistics.
Psycholinguistics.
Frontal lobes.
Sign language.
Aphasia.
Aphasia, Broca
Frontal Lobe
Psycholinguistics
Sign Language
Aphasia
psycholinguistics.
SCIENCE -- Cognitive Science.
Aphasia
Frontal lobes
Neurolinguistics
Psycholinguistics
Sign language
Neurolinguïstiek.
Afasie.
Taalpsychologie.
Gebarentaal.
Form Electronic book
Author Grodzinsky, Yosef
Amunts, Katrin
ISBN 9781429438711
1429438711
9780195177640
0195177649
1280845058
9781280845055