David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Behavioral and Brain Sciences 26 (2):228-229 (2003)
Anatomo-functional studies in humans point out that handedness and language-related functional laterality are not correlated – except during language production; and that the convergence of language and hand control is located in the precentral gyrus, whereas executive functions required by movement imitation and phonological and semantic processing converge onto Broca's area. Multiple domains are likely to be actors in language evolution. Footnotes1 Nathalie Tzourio-Mazoyer is the corresponding author for this commentary.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Michael L. Anderson (2007). Massive Redeployment, Exaptation, and the Functional Integration of Cognitive Operations. Synthese 159 (3):329 - 345.
Andrew A. Fingelkurts, Alexander A. Fingelkurts & Giorgio Marchetti (2010). Editorial: Brain, Mind and Language Functional Architectures. Open Neuroimaging Journal 4:26-29.
Lewis Wolpert (2003). Causal Beliefs Lead to Toolmaking, Which Require Handedness for Motor Control. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 26 (2):242-242.
Stephen F. Walker (2003). Misleading Asymmetries of Brain Structure. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 26 (2):240-241.
Amir Raz & Opher Donchin (2003). A Zetetic's Perspective on Gesture, Speech, and the Evolution of Right-Handedness. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 26 (2):237-238.
Michael C. Corballis (2003). Hand-to-Hand Combat, or Mouth-to-Mouth Resuscitation? Behavioral and Brain Sciences 26 (2):242-250.
Louise Rönnqvist (2003). Developmentally, the Arm Preference Precedes Handedness. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 26 (2):238-239.
Michael C. Corballis (2003). From Mouth to Hand: Gesture, Speech, and the Evolution of Right-Handedness. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 26 (2):199-208.
William D. Hopkins & Claudio Cantalupo (2003). Brodmann's Area 44, Gestural Communication, and the Emergence of Right Handedness in Chimpanzees. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 26 (2):224-225.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads12 ( #146,821 of 1,679,372 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #182,933 of 1,679,372 )
How can I increase my downloads?