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The Role of Broca’s Area in Sign Language

Karen Emmorey

in Broca's Region

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195177640
eISBN:
9780199864799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177640.003.0011
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

Broca's area (Brodmann areas 44/45) and the immediately surrounding cortex have been shown to play a role in several aspects of linguistic, as well as nonlinguistic, processing. Given the ... More


Reference, Centers, and Transitions in Spoken Spanish

Maite Taboada

in Reference: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195331639
eISBN:
9780199867981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331639.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

The goal of this chapter is to examine the relationship between Centering transitions (Grosz et al., 1995) and choice of referring expression. For that purpose, analyses based in Centering Theory ... More


Tense, Indexicality, and Consequence

James Higginbotham

in Tense, Aspect, and Indexicality

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239313
eISBN:
9780191716904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239313.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter focuses on two main issues: the issue of indexicality, and the extension of the notions of logic to indexical languages; and the issue of the notation itself. It begins with a discussion ... More


Spoken Language Development of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children: Historical and Theoretical Perspectives

Marc Marschark and Patricia Elizabeth Spencer

in Advances in the Spoken Language Development of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195179873
eISBN:
9780199893706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179873.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter argues for a reconsideration of the history, progress, and future directions of research on spoken language development of deaf children. Such a discussion will help to provide a more a ... More


Speaking and Writing

Julia M. H. Smith

in Europe after Rome: A New Cultural History 500-1000

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780192892638
eISBN:
9780191670626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192892638.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter approaches the question of writing from the perspective of spoken language. It asks: what languages did people speak in the early Middle Ages? And how readily could they understand one ... More


Spoken Language in Children With Cochlear Implants

Ann E. Geers

in Advances in the Spoken Language Development of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195179873
eISBN:
9780199893706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179873.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter shows that children using cochlear implants attain significantly higher speech and spoken language skills than do children with equal hearing loss who do not use cochlear implants. It ... More


Early Identification, Communication Modality, and the Development of Speech and Spoken Language Skills: Patterns and Considerations

Christine Yoshinaga-Itano

in Advances in the Spoken Language Development of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195179873
eISBN:
9780199893706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179873.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter focuses on information which has been gained about the speech and spoken language development of children whose hearing loss has been identified through universal newborn hearing ... More


Advances in the Spoken Language Development of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children

Patricia Elizabeth Spencer and Marc Marschark (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195179873
eISBN:
9780199893706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179873.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Throughout history there have been efforts to help deaf children develop spoken language through which they could have full access to the hearing world. These efforts, although pursued seriously and ... More


Speech Production and Spoken Language Development of Children Using “Total Communication”

Linda J. Spencer and J. Bruce Tomblin

in Advances in the Spoken Language Development of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195179873
eISBN:
9780199893706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179873.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

A variety of methods have been used to support deaf children's spoken language development. One particular educational philosophy has attempted to combine input modalities to provide information from ... More


Issues of Linguistic Typology in the Study of Sign Language Development of Deaf Children

Dan I. Slobin

in Advances in the Sign-Language Development of Deaf Children

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195180947
eISBN:
9780199893737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195180947.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter has two goals: first, to consider some lessons which have been learned from the cross-linguistic study of hearing children and their acquisition of a range of spoken languages; and ... More


The Process and Early Outcomes of Cochlear Implantation by Three Years of Age

Johanna G. Nicholas and Ann E. Geers

in Advances in the Spoken Language Development of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195179873
eISBN:
9780199893706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179873.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter reviews literature on children who receive cochlear implants during the first 3 years of life. Data suggests that early implantation results in faster development of auditory and speech ... More


The Oral Methods and Spoken Language Acquisition

Rod G. Beattie

in Advances in the Spoken Language Development of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195179873
eISBN:
9780199893706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179873.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter discusses oral methods for the development of spoken language skills for communication and learning, and involve the production and reception of spoken language without the support of a ... More


Development of Communicative Behavior as a Precursor of Spoken Language in Hearing Infants, With Implications for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Infants

Nobuo Masataka

in Advances in the Spoken Language Development of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195179873
eISBN:
9780199893706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179873.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

The purpose of this chapter is twofold. First, it outlines an approach to the development of expressive and communicative behavior of typically developing hearing infants until the onset of ... More


Gesture, Speech, and Sign

Lynn Messing and Ruth Campbell (eds)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524519
eISBN:
9780191689215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524519.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Gestures are a special sort of action. They communicate the individual's moods and desires to the world and they operate under different psychological and cognitive constraints to other actions. The ... More


The Effect of Cued Speech on the Development of Spoken Language

Catherine Hage and Jacqueline Leybaert

in Advances in the Spoken Language Development of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195179873
eISBN:
9780199893706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179873.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter focuses on the spoken language development of children using a different kind of visual supplement to spoken language: cued speech (CS). The cued speech system, unlike signs, represents ... More


Communicating with children and their families

Justin Amery, Gillian Chowns, Julia Downing, Eunice Garanganga, Linda Ganca, and Susie Lapwood

in Children's Palliative Care in Africa

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199567966
eISBN:
9780191730566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567966.003.0002
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter notes that children speak three languages: body language, play language and spoken language. Talk does not solve all problems, but without talk, people are limited in their ability to ... More


Two modes—two languages?

Lynn S. Messing

in Gesture, Speech, and Sign

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524519
eISBN:
9780191689215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524519.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter discusses the behaviour of people who know both a spoken and a signed language. The behaviour of this population will be contrasted with that of bilinguals knowing two spoken languages. ... More


Audiological Advancement and the Acquisition of Spoken Language in Deaf Children

R. Steven Ackley and T. Newell Decker

in Advances in the Spoken Language Development of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195179873
eISBN:
9780199893706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179873.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Recent advances in technology and the availability of technologies and associated procedures have resulted in increased contributions from the field of audiology to the development of spoken language ... More


The Ascent of Babel: An Exploration of Language, Mind, and Understanding

Gerry T. M. Altmann

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523772
eISBN:
9780191689017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523772.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Language is one of the faculties that sets humans apart from animals, the crucial thing which makes our complex social interactions possible. This book explores the ways in which the mind produces ... More


Language, spatial cognition, and the brain

URSULA BELLUGI and EDWARD S. KLIMA

in Cognition, Computation, and Consciousness

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524144
eISBN:
9780191689147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524144.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Two classifications of language are first discussed and explored in this chapter: spoken language and signed language. Although spoken and signed languages are structurally similar at their core, the ... More


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