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The Handbook of the Neuropsychology of Language, 2 Volume Set



The Handbook of the Neuropsychology of Language, 2 Volume Set

Miriam Faust (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-444-34588-9 November 2011 Wiley-Blackwell 1128 Pages

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This handbook provides a comprehensive review of new developments in the study of the relationship between the brain and language, from the perspectives of both basic research and clinical neuroscience.
  • Includes contributions from an international team of leading figures in brain-language research
  • Features a novel emphasis on state-of-the-art methodologies and their application to the central questions in the brain-language relationship
  • Incorporates research on all parts of language, from syntax and semantics to spoken and written language
  • Covers a wide range of issues, including basic level and high level linguistic functions, individual differences, and neurologically intact and different clinical populations
Volume 1 Language Processing in the Brain: Basic Science

Contributors xii

Preface xxvi

Acknowledgments (personal) xxxiv

Part I L anguage and Hemispheres: From Single-Word Recognition to Discourse 1

1 Individual Differences in Brain Organization for Language 3
Christine Chiarello, Suzanne E. Welcome, and Christiana M. Leonard

2 The Perceptual Representation of Speech in the Cerebral Hemispheres 20
Henri Cohen

3 Mechanisms of Hemispheric Specialization: Insights from Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) Studies 41
Michal Lavidor

4 Understanding Written Words: Phonological, Lexical, and Contextual Effects in the Cerebral Hemispheres 59
Orna Peleg and Zohar Eviatar

5 The Organization of Discourse in the Brain: Results from the Item-Priming-in-Recognition Paradigm 77
Debra L. Long, Clinton L. Johns, Eunike Jonathan, and Kathleen Baynes

Part II Computational Modeling of Language 101

6 Connectionist Modeling of Neuropsychological Deficits in Semantics, Language, and Reading 103
Christine E. Watson, Blair C. Armstrong, and David C. Plaut

7 Neural Network Models of Speech Production 125
Matthew Goldrick

8 Word Learning as the Confluence of Memory Mechanisms: Computational and Neural Evidence 146
Prahlad Gupta

Part III Neural Correlates of Language Production and Comprehension 165

9 Neural Correlates of Semantic Processing in Reading Aloud 167
William W. Graves, Jeffrey R. Binder, Mark S. Seidenberg, and Rutvik H. Desai

10 In a Word: ERPs Reveal Important Lexical Variables for Visual Word Processing 184
Chia-lin Lee and Kara D. Federmeier

11 Hemodynamic Studies of Syntactic Processing 209
Peter Indefrey

12 The Neurobiology of Structure-Dependency in Natural Language Grammar 229
Marco Tettamanti and Daniela Perani

13 How Does the Brain Establish Novel Meanings in Language? Abstract Symbol Theories Versus Embodied Theories of Meaning 252
Dorothee Chwilla

14 Motor and Nonmotor Language Representations in the Brain 276
Nira Mashal, Michael Andric, and Steven Small

15 What Role Does the Cerebellum Play in Language Processing? 294
Kristina A. Kellett, Jennifer L. Stevenson, and Morton Ann Gernsbacher

Part IV Coping with Higher-Level Processing: The Brain Behind Figurative and Creative Language 317

16 Bilateral Processing and Affect in Creative Language Comprehension 319
Heather J. Mirous and Mark Beeman

17 Two-Track Mind: Formulaic and Novel Language Support a Dual-Process Model 342
Diana Van Lancker Sidtis

18 Neuropsychological and Neurophysiological Correlates of Idiom Understanding: How Many Hemispheres are Involved? 368
Cristina Cacciari and Costanza Papagno

19 Cognitive Neuroscience of Creative Language: The Poetic and the Prosaic 386
Seana Coulson and Tristan S. Davenport

20 The Brain Behind Nonliteral Language: Insights From Brain Imaging 406
Alexander Michael Rapp

21 Thinking Outside the Left Box: The Role of the Right Hemisphere in Novel Metaphor Comprehension 425
Miriam Faust

Part V The Multilingual Brain 449

22 Word Recognition in the Bilingual Brain 451
Ton Dijkstra and Walter J. B. van Heuven

23 Vocabulary Learning in Bilingual First-Language Acquisition and Late Second-Language Learning 472
Annette M. B. de Groot

24 What ERPs Tell us About Bilingual Language Processing 494
Judith F. Kroll, Taomei Guo, and Maya Misra

25 How the Brain Acquires, Processes, and Controls a Second Language 516
Jubin Abutalebi and Pasquale Anthony Della Rosa

Acknowledgments 539

Volume 2 Language Processing in the Brain: Clinical Populations

Part I Neuropsychology of Language: Methods and Paradigms 543

26 Potentials and Paradigms: Event-Related Brain Potentials and Neuropsychology 545
Marta Kutas, Michael Kiang, and Kim Sweeney

27 What the Speaking Brain Tells us About Functional Imaging 565
John J. Sidtis

28 Uncovering the Neural Substrates of Language: A Voxel-Based Lesion–Symptom Mapping Approach 582
Juliana V. Baldo, Stephen M. Wilson, and Nina F. Dronkers

29 Analytic Methods for Single Subject and Small Sample Aphasia Research: Some Illustrations and a Discussion 595
Hiram Brownell, Ken J. Hoyte, Tepring Piquado, and Arthur Wingfield

30 Verbal Fluency Tasks and the Neuropsychology of Language 619
Seija Pekkala

Part II Neuropsychology of Language: Language Loss 635

31 The Acquisition, Retention, and Loss of Vocabulary in Aphasia, Dementia, and Other Neuropsychological Conditions 637
Andrew W. Ellis

32 Computational Neuropsychology of Language: Language Processing and its Breakdown in Aphasia 661
Stephen R. Welbourne

33 Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation and Aphasia Research 679
Margaret A. Naeser, Paula I. Martin, Michael Ho, Ethan Treglia, Elina Kaplan, Errol H. Baker, and Alvaro Pascual-Leone

34 Longitudinal Study of Recovery from Aphasia: The Case of Lexical Retrieval 700
Patricia Marinaro Fitzpatrick, Loraine K. Obler, Avron Spiro III, and Lisa Tabor Connor

35 Multiple Languages in the Adult Brain 720
Mira Goral

36 Clinical Neurolinguistics of Bilingualism 738
Andrea Marini, Cosimo Urgesi, and Franco Fabbro

37 Sentence Comprehension in Healthy and Brain-Damaged Populations 760
Sonja A. Kotz, Kathrin Rothermich, and Maren Schmidt-Kassow

38 The Neural Basis for Aging Effects on Language 778
Deborah M. Burke and Elizabeth R. Graham

Part III Neuropsychology of Language: Developmental Language Disorders 801

39 Neuropsychological and Neuroimaging Aspects of Developmental Language Disorders 803
Margaret Semrud-Clikeman and Jesse Bledsoe

40 Specific Language Impairment: Processing Deficits in Linguistic, Cognitive, and Sensory Domains 826
Laurence B. Leonard and Christine Weber-Fox

41 The Neurobiology of Specific Language Impairment 847
Richard G. Schwartz and Valerie L. Shafer

42 Dyslexia: The Brain Bases of Reading Impairments 868
Ioulia Kovelman, Joanna A. Christodoulou, and John D. E. Gabrieli

43 Acquired and Developmental Disorders of Reading and Spelling 892
Max Coltheart and Saskia Kohnen

44 The Role of Anchoring in Auditory and Speech Perception in the General and Dyslexic Populations 921
Karen Banai and Merav Ahissar

45 The Neurobiological Basis of Dyslexia: The Magnocellular Theory 938
John Stein

46 Word Retrieval in Developmental Language Impairments: Application of the Tip-of-the-Tongue Paradigm 963
Katy Borodkin and Miriam Faust

Acknowledgments 983

Index 985

“Libraries catering for undergraduates in both fields may well find themselves being asked to get it for seminar reading.”  (Reference Reviews, 26 August 2012)

“This is a lengthy and comprehensive set of volumes covering all relevant issues in the neuroscience of language in a current and immediately useful package.  Readers will enjoy this as primer through individual chapters, or as a complete review of the field.”  (Doody’s, 22 February 2013)