Brain and Language a Perspective from Sign Language

  title={Brain and Language a Perspective from Sign Language},
  author={Daphne Bavelier and David P. Corina and Helen J. Neville},
Properties of ASL The idea that sign languages are not a concatenation of universally understood pantomimes or concrete gestures has been hard to unroot. In fact, just as there are and Computational Sciences many spoken languages, there are many unique and Georgetown University different signed languages. Recent advances in linguis-Washington, DC 20007 tics have revealed that sign languages such as ASL † Psychology Department encompass the same abstract capabilities as spoken Washington… CONTINUE READING
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