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Sound Studies Meets Deaf Studies

Michele Friedner and Stefan Helmreich

in Sounding the Limits of Life: Essays in the Anthropology of Biology and Beyond

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164809
eISBN:
9781400873869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164809.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines “sound” and “hearing” in relation to silence and deafness. Sound studies and Deaf studies would seem, at first perception, to operate in worlds apart. Sound studies privileges ... More


Selecting for Disability and the Welfare of the Child

Stephen Wilkinson

in Choosing Tomorrow's Children: The Ethics of Selective Reproduction

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199273966
eISBN:
9780191706585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273966.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter addresses two questions. First, is there anything wrong with deliberately creating a child with a disability (such as deafness)? Second, what is the proper role of child welfare ... More


Critical periods for human cortical development: An ERP study in children with cochlear implant

Curtis W. Ponton

in Reprogramming the Cerebral Cortex: Plasticity following central and peripheral lesions

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198528999
eISBN:
9780191723926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528999.003.0011
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter describes the effects that a period of auditory deprivation due to profound deafness, followed by restoration of sensation via a cochlear implant, has on the development of the human ... More


Quantifying Neuroanatomic Differences

John S. Allen and Joel Bruss

in Human Brain Anatomy in Computerized Images

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195165616
eISBN:
9780199864041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165616.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter provides a description of neuroanatomical differences, with an emphasis on quantification. An overview of methods used to measure brain structures along with basic rules for the manual ... More


Deaf Subjects: Between Identities and Places

Brenda Jo Brueggemann

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814799666
eISBN:
9780814739006
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814799666.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

In an exploration of what it means to be deaf, the book goes beyond any simple notion of identity politics to explore the very nature of identity itself. Looking at a variety of cultural texts, it ... More


Empire, Sign Languages, and the Long Expedition, 1819–1821

Robert Lawrence Gunn

in Ethnology and Empire: Languages, Literature, and the Making of the North American Borderlands

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479842582
eISBN:
9781479812516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479842582.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 2 explores early written documentation of Plains Indian Sign Language (PISL)—often referred to as Plains Sign Talk, or Hand Talk—noted pervasively across 19th-Century literatures of ... More


Access to Language and Cognitive Development

Michael Siegal and Luca Surian (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199592722
eISBN:
9780191731488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592722.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

One of the most important questions about children's development involves how knowledge acquisition depends on the effect of language experience. To what extent, and in what ways, is a child's ... More


Anatomy

Pawan Gupta (ed.)

in SBAQs for the FRCEM Primary

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198748632
eISBN:
9780191916960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198748632.003.0007
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine


Hearing Parents' Reactions to the Identification of Deafness and Cognitive or Motor Disabilities

Kathryn P. Meadow-Orlans, Birgit Dyssegaard, and Sybil Smith-Gray

in The World of Deaf Infants: A Longitudinal Study

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195147902
eISBN:
9780199893775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147902.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter is divided into two parts. Part I deals with the responses of hearing parents to questionnaires about stress associated with hearing loss in a young infant and about sources of support ... More


Composers with Disabilities and the Critical Reception of their Music

Joseph N. Straus

in Extraordinary Measures: Disability in Music

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199766451
eISBN:
9780199895007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766451.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular, Philosophy of Music

The Western classical tradition is composer-centered, and a surprising number of canonic composers have had profound experiences of disability that have shaped their work and its reception. Critical ... More


Musical Narratives of Disability Overcome: Beethoven

Joseph N. Straus

in Extraordinary Measures: Disability in Music

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199766451
eISBN:
9780199895007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766451.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular, Philosophy of Music

Beginning around 1800, composers evoke disability in the form of “tonal problems” (i. e. non-normative melodic or harmonic events) and then construct a musical narrative in which the disability is ... More


Prodigious Hearing, Normal Hearing, and Disablist Hearing

Joseph N. Straus

in Extraordinary Measures: Disability in Music

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199766451
eISBN:
9780199895007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766451.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Popular, Philosophy of Music

Differences among bodies—differences in morphology and functioning that may be classified as disabilities—shape the way people think about, hear, and make sense of music. Traditional music theories ... More


Effects of Blindness and Deafness on the Development of Spatial Perception and Cognition

Teresa V. Mitchell

in The Emerging Spatial Mind

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195189223
eISBN:
9780199848096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189223.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter considers the consequences of blindness and deafness on spatial perception and cognition. A critical question is whether ... More


Quality of Life

Rutger van Santen, Djan Khoe, and Bram Vermeer

in 2030: Technology That Will Change the World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195377170
eISBN:
9780197562680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195377170.003.0031
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

How old will our children live to be? 120? 150? The average human life span continues to lengthen, and more and more of us will enjoy a long life. A ... More


Digital inclusion

Ronald M. Baecker

in Computers and Society: Modern Perspectives

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198827085
eISBN:
9780191917318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827085.003.0006
Subject:
Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction

J. C. R. Licklider, Vannevar Bush, Doug Engelbart, Ted Nelson, and Alan Kay optimistically and exuberantly imagined how computers could better the lives of ... More


The cranial nerves

Martin E. Atkinson

in Anatomy for Dental Students

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199234462
eISBN:
9780191917455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199234462.003.0026
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Dentistry

The cranial nerves are the most important neural structures relevant to dental students and practitioners. The cranial nerves are the nerve supply to all ... More


The pharynx, soft palate, and larynx

Martin E. Atkinson

in Anatomy for Dental Students

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199234462
eISBN:
9780191917455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199234462.003.0037
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Dentistry

The pharynx is a muscular tube beginning behind the posterior nasal apertures and extending down to the cricoid cartilage in the neck where it becomes ... More


Neurology

Gerry Christofi and Guy Leschziner

in The Pocketbook for PACES

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199574186
eISBN:
9780191917875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199574186.003.0014
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

The neurology section of the PACES examination is often the major cause of (unnecessary!) anxiety for MRCP candidates. The key is to approach the patient in a logical ... More


Ocular Motor Disorders Caused by Lesions in the Cerebellum

Agnes Wong

in Eye Movement Disorders

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195324266
eISBN:
9780197562512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195324266.003.0018
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Ophthalmology

The vestibulocerebellum consists of the flocculus, ventral paraflocculus, nodulus, and uvula. ■ The flocculus receives inputs from the vestibular nucleus ... More


Cleavings: Critical Losses in the Politics of Deaf Gain

Michael Davidson

in Invalid Modernism: Disability and the Missing Body of the Aesthetic

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198832812
eISBN:
9780191880476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832812.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Using poems by Emily Dickinson and recent work in cultural and queer theory, this final chapter explores the fine line between “gain” and “loss” in disability studies. Using the author’s own ... More


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