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neurolinguistics

[‚nu̇r·ō·liŋ′gwis·tiks]
(linguistics)
A branch of linguistics concerned with the biological basis of language development.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Neurolinguistics

 

a branch of neuropsychology concerned with the study and restoration of impaired language skills, that is, it studies the psycholinguistic aspects of aphasia. The term “neurolinguistics,” adopted in the USSR by A. R. Luriia’s school, is rarely used in foreign psycholinguistics.

REFERENCE

Luriia, A. R. “Problemy i fakty neirolingvistiki.” In Teoriia rechevoi deiatel’nosti. Moscow, 1968.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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