Motor and Nonmotor Language Representations in the Brain

Nira Mashal, Michael Andric, Steven Small

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1 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Handbook of the Neuropsychology of Language
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Pages276-293
Number of pages18
Volume1
ISBN (Print)9781444330403
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 2 2012
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • "mirror neurons"
  • Action language
  • Arrangement of movements
  • Gesture perception
  • Motor and nonmotor language, in brain
  • Motor system, in language comprehension
  • Motor system, understanding of action words
  • Neural systems, speech perception
  • Speech perception
  • Typical face-to-face conversation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychology(all)

Cite this

Mashal, N., Andric, M., & Small, S. (2012). Motor and Nonmotor Language Representations in the Brain. In The Handbook of the Neuropsychology of Language (Vol. 1, pp. 276-293). Wiley-Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118432501.ch14