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Principles and Parameters in a VSO Language: A Case Study in Welsh

Ian G. Roberts

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195168211
eISBN:
9780199788453
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168211.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This work provides an analysis of word order and clause structure in Welsh, within the context of a minimalist version of principles and parameters theory. The central issue is the analysis of VSO ... More


Do Head Position and Active Head Movements Influence Postural Stability?

Andreas Straube, Walter Paulus, and Thomas Brandt

in The Head-Neck Sensory Motor System

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195068207
eISBN:
9780199847198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195068207.003.0087
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

The differential effects of voluntary head movements (horizontal oscillations about the z axis) and varying head positions on postural sway are investigated in this chapter. The methods of the ... More


Functional Outcome after Segmental Arthrodesis of the Cervical Spine

Henri Mestdagh and Hervé Leclet

in The Head-Neck Sensory Motor System

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195068207
eISBN:
9780199847198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195068207.003.0111
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

The objective of this study is to evaluate the remaining range of head movement after surgery and to account for the behavior of the intervertebral levels beyond the site of arthrodesis. There is an ... More


The C-System and the Extended Projection Principle

Ian G. Roberts

in Principles and Parameters in a VSO Language: A Case Study in Welsh

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195168211
eISBN:
9780199788453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168211.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter deals with the nature and structure of the C-system in Welsh and Breton. The central question is whether the EPP holds at the C-level in these languages (since earlier chapters have ... More


Visual Updating and Visual Awareness

Michael McCloskey

in Visual Reflections: A Perceptual Deficit and Its Implications

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195168693
eISBN:
9780199871513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168693.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter presents results concerning AH's head and eye movements and the consequences of these movements for her visual location perception. It shows that AH often moved her head and eyes in the ... More


Contiguity Theory

Norvin Richards

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034425
eISBN:
9780262332330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034425.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

Current Minimalist approaches to syntax claim that languages simply vary in the distribution of overt movement. Some languages have overt wh-movement, or EPP effects, or movement of the verb to T, ... More


Otolith contribution to gaze stabilization

Bernhard Hess and Dora Angelaki

in Multisensory Control of Movement

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198547853
eISBN:
9780191724268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198547853.003.0032
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Some of the functional properties of different otolith-ocular reflexes are discussed in this chapter, such as the linear vestibulo-ocular reflexes, which are activated by linear acceleration. The ... More


An Oculomotor Tutorial

Jay M. Goldberg, Victor J. Wilson, Kathleen E. Cullen, Dora E. Angelaki, Dianne M. Broussard, Jean A. Büttner-Ennever, Kikuro Fukushima, and Lloyd B. Minor

in The Vestibular System: A Sixth Sense

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195167085
eISBN:
9780199932153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167085.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

The vestibular nuclei receive vestibular-related information from canal and otolith afferents as well as from the vestibulocerebellum. In addition and in contrast to other sensory systems, early ... More


Introduction

Roland Hinterhölzl

in Scrambling, Remnant Movement, and Restructuring in West Germanic

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195308211
eISBN:
9780199867318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308211.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter begins by examining the connections between remnant movement, scrambling, and restructuring. It introduces a number of phenomena and concepts essential for the description of the ... More


Conclusions

Ian Roberts

in Agreement and Head Movement: Clitics, Incorporation, and Defective Goals

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014304
eISBN:
9780262289726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014304.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This book has explored head movement based on the central idea of minimal phases, and has argued that it cannot and should not be eliminated from narrow syntax, therefore implying a reconsideration ... More


Head Movement and the Theory of Movement

Ian Roberts

in Agreement and Head Movement: Clitics, Incorporation, and Defective Goals

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014304
eISBN:
9780262289726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014304.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter explores how head movement relates to the general theory of movement, focusing on “excorporation” and the Head Movement Constraint (HMC). Whereas excorporation is permitted in head ... More


Issues in clause structure

John M. Anderson

in The Substance of Language Volume I: The Domain of Syntax

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199608317
eISBN:
9780191732034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608317.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Phonetics / Phonology

This chapter discusses phenomena that have been appealed to in work advocating ‘head‐to‐head movement’. It is argued that such a mechanism further weakens the restrictiveness of syntax, despite ... More


The Head-Neck Sensory Motor System

Alain Berthoz, Werner Graf, and P. P. Vidal (eds)

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195068207
eISBN:
9780199847198
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195068207.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

The head carries most of the sensory systems that enable us to function effectively in our three-dimensional habitat. Without adequate head movement control, efficient spatial orientation and motor ... More


Models of the gaze orienting system: a brief survey

Jan Van Gisbergen, John Van Opstal, Alain Berthoz, and Philippe LefÈvre

in Multisensory Control of Movement

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198547853
eISBN:
9780191724268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198547853.003.0124
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter reviews current ideas on the neural control of eye and head movements, with special emphasis on the role of the superior colliculus. The problem of how gaze shifts are controlled has too ... More


Muscle activation patterns and joint-angle coordination in multijoint movements

Stan Gielen

in Multisensory Control of Movement

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198547853
eISBN:
9780191724268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198547853.003.0159
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Although human motor performance appears to be remarkably flexible and easy, the underlying neuronal operations are only vaguely understood, even for well-studied eye, head, and arm movements. The ... More


Issues in perceptuo-motor coordination

Paolo Viviani, Natale Stucchi, and Gérard Laissard

in Multisensory Control of Movement

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198547853
eISBN:
9780191724268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198547853.003.0196
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter touches upon some issues concerning the coordination between visual information and motor action, and is divided into three parts. The first one deals with certain aspects of the ... More


Heterogeneous Structure and Function among Intervertebral Muscles

Frances J. R. Richmond, David C. Gordon, and Gerald E. Loeb

in The Head-Neck Sensory Motor System

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195068207
eISBN:
9780199847198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195068207.003.0019
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Historically, the research on head movement has emphasized the central mechanisms ruling the neck motoneurons activity. In the last decade, however, new knowledge about neck muscles has led to an ... More


Contribution of Reticulospinal Neurons to the Dynamic Control of Head Movements: Presumed Neck Bursters

Alexey Grantyn, Alain Berthoz, Olivier Hardy, and Antoine Gourdon

in The Head-Neck Sensory Motor System

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195068207
eISBN:
9780199847198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195068207.003.0050
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter only deals with the immediate premotor neuronal organization of this coordination at the level of the brain stem. It is known that the activity of the superior colliculus contributes to ... More


Listing's Law for Gaze-Directing Head Movements

Douglas Tweed and Tutis Vilis

in The Head-Neck Sensory Motor System

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195068207
eISBN:
9780199847198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195068207.003.0059
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter clarifies that “Listing's Law”, which governs the rotations of voluntary eye movements, also governs specific types of voluntary head movements. Listing's law for the eye states that ... More


Sensitivity Analysis of a Human Head Movement Model

Andreas C. Arlt, Wolfgang H. Zangemeister, and JÜrgen Dee

in The Head-Neck Sensory Motor System

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195068207
eISBN:
9780199847198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195068207.003.0060
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This paper explains the results of Zangemeister et al. The experimental and modeling results of Hannaford et al. were also reassessed with respect to normally fast and very fast time-optimal ... More


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