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Title The Alphabet and the brain : the lateralization of writing / Derrick de Kerckhove, Charles J. Lumsden, eds
Published Berlin ; New York : Springer-Verlag, [1988]


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Description xvi, 455 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Gene-culture coevolution : culture and biology in Darwinian perspective / Charles J. Lumsden -- Learning and selection in the nervous system/ Jean-Pierre Changeux -- Neuronal group selection : a basis for categorization by the nervous system / Leif H. Finkel -- Writing : the invention and the dream / Claude Hagège -- The origin of the Greek alphabet / Joseph Naveh -- Relationships between speech and writing systems in ancient alphabets and syllabaries / Robert Lafont -- Graphic systems, phonic systems, and linguistic representations / Parth M. Bhatt -- Canons of alphabetic change / William C. Watt -- Logical principles underlying the layout of Greek orthography / Derrick de Kerckhove -- The material conditions of the lateralization of the ductus / Colette Sirat
Psychology of literacy : East and West / Insup Taylor -- The biology of writing / André Roch Lecours and Jean-Luc Nespoulous -- Language processing : a neuroanatomical primer / Patrica Ellen Grant -- Orthography, reading, and cerebral functions / Ovid J.L. Tzeng and Daisy L. Hung -- Literacy and the brain / André Roch Lecours ... [et al.] -- The processing of Japanese Kana and Kanji characters / Edward A. Jones and Chisato Aoki -- The bilateral cooperative model of reading / M. Martin Taylor -- Right hemisphere literacy in the ancient world / John R. Skoyles -- The role of vowels in alphabetic writing / Baudouin Jurdant -- Critical brain processes involved in deciphering the Greek alphabet / Derrick de Kerckhove -- Mind, media, and memory : the archival and epistemic functions of written text / David R. Olson
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Alphabet.
Cerebral dominance.
Dominance, Cerebral.
Author De Kerckhove, Derrick.
Lumsden, Charles J., 1949-
LC no. 87023351
ISBN 0387181229