Language Comprehension: A Biological Perspective

  • Angela D. Friederici

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Ulrich H. Frauenfelder, Caroline Floccia
    Pages 1-40
  3. Anne Cutler
    Pages 41-70
  4. Pienie Zwitserlood
    Pages 71-99
  5. Herbert Schriefers
    Pages 101-132
  6. Johannes Engelkamp, Ralf Rummer
    Pages 133-175
  7. Evelyn Ferstl, Giovanni Flores d’Arcais
    Pages 177-212
  8. Gerard Kempen
    Pages 213-228
  9. Leo Noordman, Wietske Vonk
    Pages 229-262
  10. Angela D. Friederici
    Pages 263-301
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 303-314

About this book


This is the first book that gives a complete and comprehensive overview over research in the area of language comprehension at a high scientific standard. With contributions written by experts in each of the different subfields of language comprehension from input to representation, it provides a critical discussion and weighting of the large number of papers and data published over the last decade in this field.


Comprehension Kognition Language Sprache Verstehen Word Recognition Worterkennung biology cognition morphology neurobiology

Authors and affiliations

  • Angela D. Friederici
    • 1
  1. 1.Max-Planck-Institute of Cognitive NeuroscienceLeipzigGermany

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1998
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-97736-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-97734-3
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