The Resource Language, cognition, and the brain : insights from sign language research, Karen Emmorey

Language, cognition, and the brain : insights from sign language research, Karen Emmorey

Label
Language, cognition, and the brain : insights from sign language research
Title
Language, cognition, and the brain
Title remainder
insights from sign language research
Statement of responsibility
Karen Emmorey
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Emmorey, Karen
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
P117
LC item number
.E46 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sign language
  • Language acquisition
  • Biolinguistics
  • Biolinguistics
  • Language acquisition
  • Sign language
  • Gebarentaal
  • Taalpsychologie
  • Taalverwerving
  • Cognitieve processen
  • Linguagem gestual
  • Linguagem e cognição
  • Neurolinguistik
  • Biolinguistik
  • Sprachliche Universalien
  • Raumwahrnehmung
  • Wissensrepräsentation
  • Spracherwerb
  • Gebärdensprache
  • Psycholinguistik
Label
Language, cognition, and the brain : insights from sign language research, Karen Emmorey
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 323-362) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction -- Documenting the birth of a language: the nicaraguan sign language project -- The American deaf community and sociolinguistic context -- The structure of American sign language: linguistic universals and modality effects -- The structure of signs: morphology and the lexicon -- The phonology of a soundless language -- Syntax: the structure of sentences -- Disourse and language use -- The confluence of language and space -- Classifier constructions -- Talking about space with space -- Nonlocative functions of signing space -- Psycholinguistic studies of sign perception, online processing, and production -- Sign perception and visual processing -- Lexical access and sign recognition -- Lexical representations and organization -- Online comprehension of signed utterances: psycholinguistic studies of coreference -- Some issues in sign language production -- Sign language acquisition -- Early development
  • What does that "mistake" mean? acquisition of syntax and morphology -- Later development -- The critical period hypothsis and the effects of late language acquisition -- When language input is absent or inconsistent: the contribution of the child -- The effects of age of acquisition on grammatical knowledge and language processing -- Delayed first language acquisition differs from second language acquisition -- The cognitive effects of delayed first language acquisition -- The effects of late acquisition on the neural organization of language -- Memory for sign language: implications for the structure of working memory -- Early evidence for sign-based working memory -- Evidence for a visuospatial phonological loop -- Working memory capacity: effects on memory span for sign and speech -- Effects of visuospatial modality on sign-based working memory -- A modality effect for sign language? implications for models of working memory
  • The architecture of working memory for sign language: summary and conclusions -- The impact of sign language use on visuospatial cognition -- Motion processing -- Face processing -- Mental imagery -- Domains unaffected by sign language use -- Implications: does languageaffect cognition? -- Sign language and the brain -- What determines the left-hemispheric specialization for language? -- Within hemisphere organization of sign language -- The role of the right hemisphere in langugae processes -- The role of subortical structures in sign language -- Appendix A: Handshapes in American sign language -- Appendix B: Linguistic distinctions among communication forms in Nicaragua
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xvii, 383 pages
Isbn
9780805833980
Lccn
2001031551
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)46777544
  • (OCoLC)ocm46777544
Label
Language, cognition, and the brain : insights from sign language research, Karen Emmorey
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 323-362) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction -- Documenting the birth of a language: the nicaraguan sign language project -- The American deaf community and sociolinguistic context -- The structure of American sign language: linguistic universals and modality effects -- The structure of signs: morphology and the lexicon -- The phonology of a soundless language -- Syntax: the structure of sentences -- Disourse and language use -- The confluence of language and space -- Classifier constructions -- Talking about space with space -- Nonlocative functions of signing space -- Psycholinguistic studies of sign perception, online processing, and production -- Sign perception and visual processing -- Lexical access and sign recognition -- Lexical representations and organization -- Online comprehension of signed utterances: psycholinguistic studies of coreference -- Some issues in sign language production -- Sign language acquisition -- Early development
  • What does that "mistake" mean? acquisition of syntax and morphology -- Later development -- The critical period hypothsis and the effects of late language acquisition -- When language input is absent or inconsistent: the contribution of the child -- The effects of age of acquisition on grammatical knowledge and language processing -- Delayed first language acquisition differs from second language acquisition -- The cognitive effects of delayed first language acquisition -- The effects of late acquisition on the neural organization of language -- Memory for sign language: implications for the structure of working memory -- Early evidence for sign-based working memory -- Evidence for a visuospatial phonological loop -- Working memory capacity: effects on memory span for sign and speech -- Effects of visuospatial modality on sign-based working memory -- A modality effect for sign language? implications for models of working memory
  • The architecture of working memory for sign language: summary and conclusions -- The impact of sign language use on visuospatial cognition -- Motion processing -- Face processing -- Mental imagery -- Domains unaffected by sign language use -- Implications: does languageaffect cognition? -- Sign language and the brain -- What determines the left-hemispheric specialization for language? -- Within hemisphere organization of sign language -- The role of the right hemisphere in langugae processes -- The role of subortical structures in sign language -- Appendix A: Handshapes in American sign language -- Appendix B: Linguistic distinctions among communication forms in Nicaragua
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xvii, 383 pages
Isbn
9780805833980
Lccn
2001031551
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)46777544
  • (OCoLC)ocm46777544

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