The Pursuit of Brain–Language Relationships

  title={The Pursuit of Brain–Language Relationships},
  author={Nina F. Dronkers},
  journal={Brain and Language},
  • N. Dronkers
  • Published 31 January 2000
  • Biology, Psychology
  • Brain and Language
The past century has been a time of many new developments in the fields of language and neuroscience. We have seen the growth of linguistics and the application of its theories to the study of aphasia. We have learned much about neurophysiology and neural structures and the mechanisms of brain injury and recovery. At the same time, the prevailing model concerning the brain areas that subserve language has changed relatively little. In this regard, we have tended to rely on nineteenth-century… 

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