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Linguistics 411, Neurolinguistics

Readings in Neurolinguistics, 2010

The assigned readings are in the course packet, available from Rita Riley, linguistics department coordinator, in 212 Herring Hall.

1. Lamb, Sydney, Being Scientific, Being Realistic.

2. Lamb, Sydney, Introducing the Brain. Chapter 16 of Pathways of the Brain: The Neurocognitive Basis of Language. Amsterdam & Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 1999

3. Benson, D. Frank and Alfredo Ardila, Historical Background. Chapter 2 of Aphasia: A Clinical Perspective. New York & Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996.

4. Goodglass, Harold, Disorders of Repetition. Chapter 8 of Understanding Aphasia. San Diego: Academic Press, 1993.

5. Damasio, Antonio, Signs of Aphasia. Chapter 2 of Acquired Aphasia (ed. Martha Taylor Sarno), 3rd edition,. Academic Press, 1998.

6. Goodglass, Harold, Cerebral Dominance and Laterality. Pages 55-60 of Understanding Aphasia. San Diego: Academic Press, 1993.

7. Damasio, Hannah, Neuroanatomical Correlates of the Aphasias. Chapter 3 of Acquired Aphasia (Ed. Martha Taylor Sarno). San Diego: Academic Press, 1998.

8. Goodglass, Harold, Disorders of Syntax and Morphology. Chapter 6 of Understanding Aphasia. San Diego: Academic Press, 1993.

9. Cherchi, Marcello. Investigation of the Brain under Non- pathological Conditions. Section 3 of Challenges in the Investigation of Cerebral Function: Neuroanatomical Substrates of Language Processing. LINCOM Europa, 2000.

10. Lamb, Sydney, Dimensions of the Territory of Neurolinguistics. Chapter 16 of Language and Reality (ed. Jonathan Webster). London: Continuum, 2004.

11. Pulvermüller, Friedemann, Neuronal Structure and Function. Chapter 2 of The Neuroscience of Language. Cambridge University Press, 2002.

12. Pulvermüller, Friedemann, Words in the Brain. Chapter 4 of The Neuroscience of Language. Cambridge University Press, 2002.

13. Mountcastle, Vernon. The Columnar Organization of the Neocortex. Chapter 7 of Perceptual Neuroscience: The Cerebral Cortex. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1998.

14. Lamb, Sydney, Language and Brain: When Experiments are Unfeasible, You Have to Think Harder. Linguistics and the Human Sciences 1.151-178, 2005.

15. Beeman, Mark, Coarse Semantic Coding and Discourse Comprehension. Chapter 10 of Right Hemisphere Language Comprehension: Perspectives from Cognitive Neuroscience (eds. Mark Beeman & Christine Chiarello). Mahwah & London: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1998.

16. Lamb, Sydney, On the Perception of Speech. Chapter 18 of Language and Reality (ed. Jonathan Webster). Continuum, 2004.

17. Lamb, Sydney and Xiuhong Zhang. The Mental Representation of Chinese Compounds: Evidence from Aphasia. Journal of Chinese Linguistics 38.26-44, 2010.

18. Hickock, Gregory, Speech Perception, Conduction Aphasia, and the Functional Neuroanatomy of Language. Chapter 4 of Language and the Brain: Representation and Processing (eds. Yosef Grodzinsky, Lew Shapire & David Swinney). San Diego: Academic Press, 2000.

19. Friederici, Angela D. Pathways to Language: Fiber Tracts in the Human Brain. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, vol. 13, No. 4.175-181, 2009.

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