Speech Motor Control PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

Speech Motor Control free pdf Speaking is not only the basic mode of communication, but also the most complex motor skill humans can perform. Disorders of speech and language are the most common sequelae of brain disease or injury, a condition faced by millions of people each year. Health care practitioners need to interact with basic scientists in order to develop and evaluate new methods of clinical diagnosis and therapy to help their patients overcome or compensate their communication difficulties. In recent years, collaboration between those in the the disciplines of neurophysiology, cognitive psychology, mathematical modelling, neuroscientists, and speech science have helped accelerate progress in the field. This book presents the latest and most important theoretical developments in the area of speech motor control, offering new insights by leaders in their field into speech disorders. The scope of this book is broad - presenting state-of-the art research in the areas of modelling, genetics, brain imaging, behavioral experimentation in addition to clinical applications. The book will be valuable for researchers and clinicians in speech-language pathology, cognitive neuroscience, clinical psychology, and neurology.

About Ben Maassen

Pascal van Lieshout is an Associate Professor in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Toronto, a Canada Research (II) in Oral Motor Function, and director of the Oral Dynamics Lab. His interest is in oral motor control in speech and swallowing with a focus on applying Dynamical Systems Theory in these areas of research. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed papers in international journals, books and conference proceedings and is renowned for his studies of articulation in speech motor disorders, in particular stuttering.

Details Book

Author : Ben Maassen
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Data Published : 25 February 2010
ISBN : 0199235791
EAN : 9780199235797
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 400 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews Speech Motor Control



17 Comments Add a comment




Related eBooks Download


  • Speech Motor Control free pdfSpeech Motor Control

    Speaking is not only the basic mode of communication. but also the most complex motor skill humans can perform. Disorders of speech and language are the most common sequelae of brain disease or injury..


  • Speech Sound Disorders in Children free pdfSpeech Sound Disorders in Children

    Written in honor of Lawrence D. Shriberg. Speech Sound Disorders in Children covers a variety of perspectives and disciplines on the way in which children's speech sounds develop and the difficulties in both specific speech disorders and the speech of children with other primary disabilities..


  • Spiritual Midwifery free pdfSpiritual Midwifery

    Since the 1980s. enormous theoretical and technical changes have occurred in research on the perception of speech. From its origin in psychophysical assessment of basic phonetic attributes. the research has broadened in scope to encompass multisensory speech perception- speech perception with sensory prostheses and cognitive supplementation- speech perception across the life cycle- speech perception in neuropathological disorders- the perception of nested linguistic attributes from fine to coarse grain- and the concurrent perception of linguistic paralinguistic and indexical attributes..


  • Advanced Speech Applications free pdfAdvanced Speech Applications

    This volume presents advanced speech technologies and their applications in the emerging areas of natural language processing. multilingual conversion between speech and text. integration of speech..


  • Syntax and Speech free pdfSyntax and Speech

    "Syntax and Speech" is the first extensive examination of the relation between sentence structure and the organization of speech. Combining the methods of cognitive psychology..


  • Speech Motor Control free pdfSpeech Motor Control

    Diary Of A Wimpy Kid Book Download. Speaking is not only the basic mode of communication, but also the most complex motor skill humans can perform. Disorders of speech and language are the most commo