Language and the Brain: Relationship of Localization of Language Function to the Acquisition and Loss of Various Aspects of Language

by Kenneth M. Heilman - 1978

The purpose of this chapter is to provide the educator with some fundamental understanding of the neuropsychological processes underlying language. Although educators are not likely to be called on to use this knowledge in a clinical setting, I believe an understanding of the neuropsychological processes underlying behavior is essential for teachers. Learning disorders are common problems, and understanding how the brain works has helped investigators develop theories and investigative paradigms that will uncover the pathophysiology of these problems.

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This article originally appeared in NSSE Yearbook Vol. 77, No. 2.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 79 Number 6, 1978, p. 143-168 ID Number: 21566, Date Accessed: 1/17/2022 2:13:25 PM

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