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Title: Language Talent and Brain Activity
Edited By: Grzegorz Dogil
Susanne Maria Reiterer
URL: http://degruyter.de/cont/fb/sk/detailEn.cfm?id=IS-9783110205183-1
Series Title: Trends in Applied Linguistics 1
Description:

This book describes and assesses pronunciation talent in its various
dimensions, such as production and perception or the segmental and
suprasegmental levels of speech. Special focus is put on the psychological
and neural correlates of phonetic performance. Behavioral influences such
as empathy or motivation are investigated. The resulting classification of
proficiency and talent level is used to select subjects for neuroimaging
studies in which differences in brain activity between talented and
untalented individuals are observed.

Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
Psycholinguistics
Neurolinguistics
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Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110215496
Pages: 366
Prices: Europe EURO 110.00
 
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110205183
Pages: 366
Prices: Europe EURO 98.00

 
 
Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110215496
Pages: 366
Prices: U.S. $ 137.00
 
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110205183
Pages: 366
Prices: U.S. $ 137.00