By Harold Goodglass, Arthur Wingfield

Anomia is the lack to entry spoken names for items, often linked to the aged or people with mind harm to the left hemisphere. Anomia bargains the cutting-edge evaluate of problems of naming, written by way of said specialists from worldwide, approached from either medical and theoretical viewpoints. Goodglass, recognized all over the world for his learn in aphasia and speech pathology, edits this primary booklet dedicated completely to naming and its issues. Wingfield is understood for his vintage experiences of lexical processing in aphasic and basic audio system. The publication comprises complete literature stories, a precis of appropriate examine info, in addition to astudy of contemporary advances in cognitive research and anatomic findings. Anomia is an immensely valuable paintings for all these concerned about the learn of language, fairly these in cognitive neuroscience, neurology, speech pathology, and linguistics.

  • Devoted completely to naming and its disorders
  • Includes updated descriptions of advances in cognitive analysis
  • Contains methods from either scientific and theoretical viewpoints
  • Brings jointly the pinnacle researchers from the united states, England, and Italy

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