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The Neural Basis of Sentence Processing: Inferior Frontal and Temporal Contributions

Angela D. Friederici

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/9780195177640.003.0013
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter presents a model that proposes a temporofrontal network for sentence processing. The model suggests that temporal areas analyze and identify the elements at each processing phase with ... More


Hemispheric specialization for semantic processing

Doreen Kimura

in Neuromotor Mechanisms in Human Communication

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195054927
eISBN:
9780199872268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195054927.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This chapter examines evidence on the role of the left and right hemispheres in semantic function. The findings from the split-brain literature for semantic comprehension in the right hemisphere, the ... 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 Origin of Broca’s Area and Its Connections from an Ancestral Working Memory Network

Francisco Aboitiz, Ricardo García, Enzo Brunetti, and Conrado Bosman

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/9780195177640.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter provides an updated version of the theory that language networks emerged as a specialization of temporoparietal-prefrontal networks involved in cognitive processes that require sustained ... More


Psychophysiological evidence for binding and unbinding arithmetic knowledge representations

Frank Rösler, Kerstin Jost, and Michael Niedeggen

in Handbook of Binding and Memory: Perspectives from Cognitive Neuroscience

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198529675
eISBN:
9780191689680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529675.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Priming and switching paradigms, in combination with event-related potential (ERP) measures, has proved a useful approach to the study of ... More


Neural Correlates of Music Perception

Stefan Koelsch

in Language, Music, and the Brain: A Mysterious Relationship

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262018104
eISBN:
9780262314121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018104.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

This chapter provides an overview of neural correlates of music-syntactic and music-semantic processing, as well as of music-evoked emotions. These three aspects of music processing are often ... More


Comparison Between Language and Music

Mireille Besson and Daniele Schön

in The Cognitive Neuroscience of Music

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198525202
eISBN:
9780191689314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525202.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter summarizes the evidence from brain imaging results, noting that this field is currently in need of metanalysis of the available results to evaluate precisely this claim. A series of ... More


Visual extraction processes and regressive saccades in reading

Françoise Vitu

in Cognitive Processes in Eye Guidance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198566816
eISBN:
9780191693618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566816.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

When reading a text, the eyes mainly move forward by going from one word to the next, although in some instances they return to previous regions of the text. This chapter investigates why and when ... More


The Meaning of Actions: Cross-Talk between Procedural and Declarative Action Knowledge

Wolfgang Prinz, Christiane Diefenbach, and Anne Springer

in Agency and Joint Attention

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199988341
eISBN:
9780199346295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199988341.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter discusses findings from two experimental paradigms addressing the issue of cross-talk between action semantics and movement kinematics. Action semantics is understood to rely on ... More


Preschoolers Are Selective Word Learners

Mark A. Sabbagh and Annette M. E. Henderson

in Navigating the Social World: What Infants, Children, and Other Species Can Teach Us

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199890712
eISBN:
9780199332779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890712.003.0032
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

Recent studies show that children are not simply remarkable word learners; they are remarkably selective word learners. This chapter argues that preschool-aged children suspend their usual rapid ... More


Voluntary Action and the Three Forms of Binding in the Brain

Ezequiel Morsella, Tara C. Dennehy, and John A. Bargh

in Decomposing the Will

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199746996
eISBN:
9780199332502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746996.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Historically, consciousness has been linked to the highest of intellectual functions. For example, investigators have proposed that the primary function of consciousness pertains to language, “theory ... More


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