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Language in Our Brain: The Origins of a Uniquely Human Capacity

Angela D. Friederici

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036924
eISBN:
9780262342964
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036924.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

The language faculty is grounded in the human brain and allows any infant to learn any language. In her book, Angela D. Friederici offers a neurobiological theory of human language by integrating ... More


Sex Differences in the Neurocognition of Language

Michael T. Ullman, Robbin A. Miranda, and Michelle L. Travers

in Sex Differences in the Brain: From Genes to Behavior

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195311587
eISBN:
9780199865048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311587.003.0015
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This chapter examines evidence pertaining to the existence of possible sex differences in the neurocognition of language. It first discusses evidence and explanatory hypotheses related to sex ... More


The Emergence of Dreaming: Mind-Wandering, Embodied Simulation, and the Default Network

G. William Domhoff

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190673420
eISBN:
9780190673444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190673420.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This book presents a new neurocognitive theory of dreams that documents the similarities of dreaming to waking thought, demonstrates that personal psychological meaning can be found in a majority of ... More


Language Functions in the Brain: From Auditory Input to Sentence Comprehension

Angela D. Friederici and Noam Chomsky

in Language in Our Brain: The Origins of a Uniquely Human Capacity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036924
eISBN:
9780262342964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036924.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

Chapter 1 presents the neurocognitive model of language comprehension with its functional processing components and processing steps from auditory input to comprehension. The different functional ... More


The Binding Problem for Language, and Its Consequences for the Neurocognition of Comprehension

Peter Hagoort

in The Processing and Acquisition of Reference

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015127
eISBN:
9780262295888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015127.003.0016
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter examines the neurocognition of language comprehension by using a broad-coverage model in combination with neuropsychological data on sentence processing. It first looks at the main ... More


The Several Dimensions of Pitch: (1993/2003)

James Tenney

Larry Polansky, Lauren Pratt, Robert Wannamaker, and Michael Winter (eds)

in From Scratch: Writings in Music Theory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038723
eISBN:
9780252096679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038723.003.0017
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

James Tenney explains the different mechanisms behind the simultaneous and consecutive relationships between pitches using ideas from evolution and neurocognition. He suggests that there are two ... More


Neurotypology:: Modeling crosslinguistic similarities and differences in the neurocognition of language comprehension

Ina Bornkessel-Schlesewsky and Matthias Schlesewsky

in Language Down the Garden Path: The Cognitive and Biological Basis for Linguistic Structures

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677139
eISBN:
9780191756368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677139.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

Linguistic diversity poses a formidable challenge to our understanding of language-processing architecture: how can the existence of over 6,000 languages be reconciled with the assumption of a single ... More


Psychological Factors: Schizophrenia as a Disorder of Cognition and Affect

Matthew M. Kurtz

in Schizophrenia and Its Treatment: Where Is the Progress?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199974443
eISBN:
9780190280246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199974443.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Three key points were derived from the scholarly experimental literature on the psychology of schizophrenia. First, with respect to functional deficits in schizophrenia, impairments in elementary ... More


Shaping the Scribal Self Through Prayer and <i>Paideia</i>: The Example of Ben Sira

Judith H. Newman

in Before the Bible: The Liturgical Body and the Formation of Scriptures in early Judaism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190212216
eISBN:
9780190212230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190212216.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

While much scholarship has been concerned with the role of the scribal hand in the formation of texts, this chapter takes a new approach by assessing the scribal body of Ben Sira. The embodied ... More


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