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Author Denes, G.
Uniform Title Parlare con la testa. English
Title Talking heads [electronic resource] : the neuroscience of language / Gianfranco Denes.
Published Hove, East Sussex ; New York : Psychology Press, 2011.
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 Electronic Book  QP399 .D8513 2011eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 246 p.) : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents 1. Defining language -- 2. The origin and evolution of language and words -- 3. The anatomy of language -- 4. Acquired language disorders: the aphasias -- 5. The sounds of language: the production and comprehension of words -- 6. The words to say it: the functional and neurological architecture of the lexical system -- 7. The trains of language: syntax and morphology -- 8. The neurological bases and functional architecture of written language -- 9. The neurological bases and functional architecture of bilingualism -- 10. Speaking with our hands: sign language -- 11. Language acquisition and developmental language disorders -- Appendix: outlines of neuroanatomy.
Subject Neurolinguistics.
Language disorders.
Related To Print version: Denes, G. Talking heads. Hove, East Sussex ; Psychology Press, 2011. 9781848720398 1848720394 (DLC) 2010033676
ISBN 020313141X (electronic bk.)
9780203131411 (electronic bk.)
9781848720398 (hbk.)
1848720394 (hbk.)