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Title: Language and the Brain
Written By: Loraine K. Obler
Kris Gjerlow
URL: http://www.cambridge.org/catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=0521466415
Series Title: Cambridge Approaches to Linguistics
Description:

How do our brains enable us to speak creatively and build up an
understanding of language? This accessible book examines the linguistic and
neuro-anatomical underpinnings of language and considers how language
skills can systematically break down in individuals with different types of
brain damage. By studying children with language disorders, adults with
right-hemisphere brain damage, demented patients and people with reading
problems, the authors provide an understanding of how language is organised
in the brain.

Publication Year: 1999
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistics
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