Brain organization of language and cognitive processes

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  • Language disorders.,
  • Brain damage.,
  • Neuropsychology.,
  • Cognition.,
  • Brain Injuries -- physiopathology.,
  • Cognition -- physiology.,
  • Language Disorders -- physiopathology.,
  • Neuropsychology.

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Includes bibliographies and index.

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Statementedited by Alfredo Ardila and Feggy Ostrosky-Solis.
SeriesCritical issues in neuropsychology
ContributionsArdila, Alfredo., Ostrosky-Solis, Feggy.
LC ClassificationsRC423 .B657 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 256 p. :
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2196415M
ISBN 100306431696
LC Control Number89016051

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The goal is to comprehend how the cognitive capacity for language is controlled by biological tissues of the brain (Kemmerer,Bambini, So this study describes the relationship between. The volume book provides a single interdisciplinary source where researchers and students can access information on psycholinguistic and cognitive processing theories relevant to clinical populations.

A range of theories, models, and perspectives are provided. The human brain •Composed of +/- 10 billion nerve cells (neurons). •The highest level of the brain is the cerebral cortex (found only in mammals, and human has the greatest proportion of cortex).

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Language has a fundamentally social function. Processes of human interaction along with domain‐general cognitive processes shape the structure and knowledge of language. Recent research in the cognitive sciences has demonstrated that patterns of use strongly affect how language is acquired, is used, and changes.

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to uncover the cognitive and brain mechanisms underlying language acquisition, comprehension and production. The study of language processing has blossomed in the past. The human brain is an amazing and powerful tool. It allows us to learn, see, remember, hear, perceive, understand and create language.

Sometimes, the human brain also fails us. Cognitive psychologists study how people acquire, perceive, process and store information. Psycholinguistics or psychology of language is the study of the interrelation between linguistic factors and psychological aspects.

The discipline is mainly concerned with the mechanisms by which language is processed and represented in the mind and brain; that is, the psychological and neurobiological factors that enable humans to acquire, use, comprehend, and produce language.

The angular gyrus, located in the parietal lobe of the brain, is responsible for several language processes, including number processing, spatial recognition and attention. Linguistic Relativity Language and thought tend to influence one another in a dual, cyclical relationship.

In this paper, we shall look into the ability of grownups to learn a second language. There are five cognitive processes linked to the acquisition of second language (L2).

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86). Cognitive Linguistics argues that language is governed by general cognitive principles, rather than by a special-purpose language module.

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