Skip to main content

Save up to 30% on Elsevier print and eBooks with free shipping. No promo code needed.

Save up to 30% on print and eBooks.

Cerebral Control of Speech and Limb Movements

1st Edition, Volume 70 - December 6, 1990

Editor: G.R. Hammond

Language: English
eBook ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 0 8 - 0 8 6 7 2 4 - 3

Discussed in this book is the association between speech and movements, especially those of the preferred hand. Both are skilled motor activities that appear to depend upon a si… Read more

Cerebral Control of Speech and Limb Movements

Purchase options

LIMITED OFFER

Save 50% on book bundles

Immediately download your ebook while waiting for your print delivery. No promo code is needed.

Institutional subscription on ScienceDirect

Request a sales quote

Discussed in this book is the association between speech and movements, especially those of the preferred hand. Both are skilled motor activities that appear to depend upon a similar neural organization that is available in the left hemisphere of the brain. The nature of this association of the cerebral control of speech and skilled manual performance is discussed in four sections:

1. Motor control and speech examines speech as a motor activity2. Language and gesture examines the correspondence between spoken language and manual gesture3. Motor performance and aphasia examines the motor impairments associated with aphasias4. Interactions of speech and manual performance examines the interactions that occur between concurrent verbal and manual activities