The Neuroscience of Language: On Brain Circuits of Words and Serial Order

  • Publish Date: 2003-02-17
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Friedemann Pulvermller
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The Neuroscience of Language puts forth the first systematic model of language to bridge the gap between linguistics and neuroscience. Neuronal models of word and serial order processing are presented in the form of a computational, connectionist neural network. The linguistic emphasis is on words and elementary syntactic rules. The essence of the work is contained in chapters on neural algorithms and networks, basic syntax, serial order mechanisms, and neuronal grammar. Throughout, exercises illustrate the functioning of brain models of language.