New in paperback. Hardcover was published in 2012.
This handbook provides a comprehensive review of new developments in the relationship between the brain and language from both basic research and clinical neuroscience perspectives. Contributions from leading figures emphasize state-of-the-art methodologies and their application to the central questions of the field.
Table of Contents
Contributors xii Preface xxvi Acknowledgments (personal) xxxiv Part 1 Language Processing in the Brain: Basic Science Section I Language and Hemispheres: From Single-Word Recognition to Discourse 1 1 Individual Differences in Brain Organization for Language 3 Christine Chiarello, Suzanne E. Welcome, and Christiana M. Leonard 2 The Perceptual Representation of Speech in the Cerebral Hemispheres 20 Henri Cohen 3 Mechanisms of Hemispheric Specialization: Insights from Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) Studies 41 Michal Lavidor 4 Understanding Written Words: Phonological, Lexical, and Contextual Effects in the Cerebral Hemispheres 59 Orna Peleg and Zohar Eviatar 5 The Organization of Discourse in the Brain: Results from the Item-Priming-in-Recognition Paradigm 77 Debra L. Long, Clinton L. Johns, Eunike Jonathan, and Kathleen Baynes Section II Computational Modeling of Language 101 6 Connectionist Modeling of Neuropsychological Deficits in Semantics, Language, and Reading 103 Christine E. Watson, Blair C. Armstrong, and David C. Plaut 7 Neural Network Models of Speech Production 125 Matthew Goldrick 8 Word Learning as the Confluence of Memory Mechanisms: Computational and Neural Evidence 146 Prahlad Gupta Section III Neural Correlates of Language Production and Comprehension 165 9 Neural Correlates of Semantic Processing in Reading Aloud 167 William W. Graves, Jeffrey R. Binder, Mark S. Seidenberg, and Rutvik H. Desai 10 In a Word: ERPs Reveal Important Lexical Variables for Visual Word Processing 184 Chia-lin Lee and Kara D. Federmeier 11 Hemodynamic Studies of Syntactic Processing 209 Peter Indefrey 12 The Neurobiology of Structure-Dependency in Natural Language Grammar 229 Marco Tettamanti and Daniela Perani 13 How Does the Brain Establish Novel Meanings in Language? Abstract Symbol Theories Versus Embodied Theories of Meaning 252 Dorothee Chwilla 14 Motor and Nonmotor Language Representations in the Brain 276 Nira Mashal, Michael Andric, and Steven Small 15 What Role Does the Cerebellum Play in Language Processing? 294 Kristina A. Kellett, Jennifer L. Stevenson, and Morton Ann Gernsbacher Section IV Coping with Higher-Level Processing: The Brain Behind Figurative and Creative Language 317 16 Bilateral Processing and Affect in Creative Language Comprehension 319 Heather J. Mirous and Mark Beeman 17 Two-Track Mind: Formulaic and Novel Language Support a Dual-Process Model 342 Diana Van Lancker Sidtis 18 Neuropsychological and Neurophysiological Correlates of Idiom Understanding: How Many Hemispheres are Involved? 368 Cristina Cacciari and Costanza Papagno 19 Cognitive Neuroscience of Creative Language: The Poetic and the Prosaic 386 Seana Coulson and Tristan S. Davenport 20 The Brain Behind Nonliteral Language: Insights From Brain Imaging 406 Alexander Michael Rapp 21 Thinking Outside the Left Box: The Role of the Right Hemisphere in Novel Metaphor Comprehension 425 Miriam Faust Section V The Multilingual Brain 449 22 Word Recognition in the Bilingual Brain 451 Ton Dijkstra and Walter J. B. van Heuven 23 Vocabulary Learning in Bilingual First-Language Acquisition and Late Second-Language Learning 472 Annette M. B. de Groot 24 What ERPs Tell us About Bilingual Language Processing 494 Judith F. Kroll, Taomei Guo, and Maya Misra 25 How the Brain Acquires, Processes, and Controls a Second Language 516 Jubin Abutalebi and Pasquale Anthony Della Rosa Part 2 Language Processing in the Brain: Clinical Populations Section I Neuropsychology of Language: Methods and Paradigms 539 26 Potentials and Paradigms: Event-Related Brain Potentials and Neuropsychology 541 Marta Kutas, Michael Kiang, and Kim Sweeney 27 What the Speaking Brain Tells us About Functional Imaging 561 John J. Sidtis 28 Uncovering the Neural Substrates of Language: A Voxel-Based Lesion Symptom Mapping Approach 578 Juliana V. Baldo, Stephen M. Wilson, and Nina F. Dronkers 29 Analytic Methods for Single Subject and Small Sample Aphasia Research: Some Illustrations and a Discussion 591 Hiram Brownell, Ken J. Hoyte, Tepring Piquado, and Arthur Wingfield 30 Verbal Fluency Tasks and the Neuropsychology of Language 615 Seija Pekkala Section II Neuropsychology of Language: Language Loss 631 31 The Acquisition, Retention, and Loss of Vocabulary in Aphasia, Dementia, and Other Neuropsychological Conditions 633 Andrew W. Ellis 32 Computational Neuropsychology of Language: Language Processing and its Breakdown in Aphasia 657 Stephen R. Welbourne 33 Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation and Aphasia Research 675 Margaret A. Naeser, Paula I. Martin, Michael Ho, Ethan Treglia, Elina Kaplan, Errol H. Baker, and Alvaro Pascual-Leone 34 Longitudinal Study of Recovery from Aphasia: The Case of Lexical Retrieval 696 Patricia Marinaro Fitzpatrick, Loraine K. Obler, Avron Spiro III, and Lisa Tabor Connor 35 Multiple Languages in the Adult Brain 716 Mira Goral 36 Clinical Neurolinguistics of Bilingualism 734 Andrea Marini, Cosimo Urgesi, and Franco Fabbro 37 Sentence Comprehension in Healthy and Brain-Damaged Populations 756 Sonja A. Kotz, Kathrin Rothermich, and Maren Schmidt-Kassow 38 The Neural Basis for Aging Effects on Language 774 Deborah M. Burke and Elizabeth R. Graham Section III Neuropsychology of Language: Developmental Language Disorders 797 39 Neuropsychological and Neuroimaging Aspects of Developmental Language Disorders 799 Margaret Semrud-Clikeman and Jesse Bledsoe 40 Specific Language Impairment: Processing Deficits in Linguistic, Cognitive, and Sensory Domains 822 Laurence B. Leonard and Christine Weber-Fox 41 The Neurobiology of Specific Language Impairment 843 Richard G. Schwartz and Valerie L. Shafer 42 Dyslexia: The Brain Bases of Reading Impairments 864 Ioulia Kovelman, Joanna A. Christodoulou, and John D. E. Gabrieli 43 Acquired and Developmental Disorders of Reading and Spelling 888 Max Coltheart and Saskia Kohnen 44 The Role of Anchoring in Auditory and Speech Perception in the General and Dyslexic Populations 917 Karen Banai and Merav Ahissar 45 The Neurobiological Basis of Dyslexia: The Magnocellular Theory 934 John Stein 46 Word Retrieval in Developmental Language Impairments: Application of the Tip-of-the-Tongue Paradigm 959 Katy Borodkin and Miriam Faust Acknowledgments 979 Index 983