Dissociation between linguistic and nonlinguistic gestural systems: a case for compositionality.

@article{Corina1992DissociationBL,
  title={Dissociation between linguistic and nonlinguistic gestural systems: a case for compositionality.},
  author={David P. Corina and Howard Poizner and Ursula Bellugi and Tamar Feinberg and Dana Dowd and L O'Grady-Batch},
  journal={Brain and language},
  year={1992},
  volume={43 3},
  pages={414-47}
}
This paper addresses the issue of the separability of disorders of sign language from disorders of gesture and pantomime. The study of a left-lesioned deaf signer presents one of the most striking examples to date of the cleavage between linguistic signs and manual pantomime. The left-hemisphere lesion produced a marked sign language aphasia disrupting both… CONTINUE READING