The Linguistic Cerebellum by Peter Mariën, Mario Manto

By Peter Mariën, Mario Manto

The Linguistic Cerebellum offers a entire research of this precise a part of the mind that has the main variety of neurons, every one working in designated networks to accomplish assorted services.

This booklet outlines how these specific networks function with regards to non-motor language talents. insurance contains cerebellar anatomy and serve as with regards to speech notion, speech making plans, verbal fluency, grammar processing, and interpreting and writing, besides a dialogue of language disorders.

  • Discusses the neurobiology of cerebellar language services, encompassing either general language functionality and language disorders
  • Includes speech belief, processing, and planning
  • Contains cerebellar functionality in examining and writing
  • Explores how language networks provide perception to operate somewhere else within the brain

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Indeed, Parsons, Petacchi, Schmahmann, and Bower (2009) proposed that the cerebellum directly modulates neural activity within the cochlear nuclei as well as other sensory brainstem structures. In particular, the cerebellum seems to be involved in auditory stream segregation, perceptual switching mechanisms, and the segmentation of temporal sequences (Kashino & Kondo, 2012). Within the domain of speech perception, a clinical study testing selective attention by means of a sentence identification task found cerebellar patients compromised if a distractor signal was applied to the same ear as the target sentences but unimpaired under the condition of contralateral stimulation (Sens, de Almeida, de Souza, Goncalves, & do Carmo, 2011), indicating a contribution of the cerebellum to early computational stages of the auditory pathways.

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