Paul Broca and the Origins of Language in the Brain

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Plural Publishing, Sep 1, 2012 - Medical - 390 pages
Undergraduate and graduate students as well as practicing professionals and clinicians in psychology, neurolinguistics, cognitive psychology, communication science and disorders, neurology, neurosurgery, neuropsychiatry, nursing and health-related professions, and philosophy of science will be interested in this book. It both honors the life and work of Pierre-Paul Broca, and in doing so, also honors the many French brains that paved the way for the development of the neurosciences.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Précis
1
Deep Sulci of History
9
Phrenology and Serendipitous Bumps
25
Relics of Aphasia The Artifacts of Lost Words
67
Turmoil Revolt and Enlightenment Historical Context for Advances in Brain Science
101
Cortical Localization of Function
115
Brocas Nascent Years
145
Medical Student and Developing Dissident
165
Brocas Auxiliary Contributions
243
Brocas Legacy
281
Green Translation ofBrocas 1861 Paperon the Faculty ofArticulated Language
289
Broca Time Line 2012
319
Editorial Brocas Brain BrotherWherefore Art Thou?
321
Permission to Access the Collections of the Musee de lHomme Paris
327
References
329
Index
345

A Massive Thesis and Graduation
181
Landmark Cases M Leborgne and M Lelong
197

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