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neurolinguistics

[‚nu̇r·ō·liŋ′gwis·tiks]
(linguistics)
A branch of linguistics concerned with the biological basis of language development.

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.
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