Signs of Language

Introduction & Preface

I. The Two Faces of Sign

1. Iconicity in Signs and Signing

2. Properties of Symbols

3. Historical Change

II. The Structure of The Sign

4. Manual Memory

5. Slips of the Hands

6. Chinese vs American Signs

7. Feature Analysis of Handshapes

8. Rate of Speech and Sign

III. Grammatical Processes

9. Compounding in ASL

10. Linguistic Category Levels

11. Aspectual Modulations

12. Structured Use of Space and Movement

IV. The Heightened Use of Language

13. Wit and SIgn Play

14. Poetry and Song

Apendix and References



What the Hands Reveal About the Brain




Chapter I

Chapter II

Chapter III

Chapter IV

Chapter V

Chapter VI

Chapter VII

Chapter VIII




Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience


I. The Neurocognitive Profile of Williams Syndrome: A Complex Pattern of Strengths and Weaknesses

II. Hypersociability in Williams Syndrome

III. Electrophysiological Studies of Face Processing in William Syndrome

IV. Neuroanatomy of Williams Syndrome: A High-Resolution MRI Study

V. Multi-Level Analysis of Cortical Neuroanatomy in Williams Syndrome

VI. Genome Structure and Cognitive Map of Williams Syndrome

Society for Neuroscience Poster Symposium 2007

Genes, Neural Systems, and Social Behavior, HD 33113

Bellugi, U., Mills, D., Reiss, J., Korenberg, J.R., Hoeft, F., Searcy, Y.M., & Jarvinen-Pasley, A.





Proceedings of the 12th International Professional Conference on Williams Syndrome

Williams Syndrome: Genetics, Neuroimaging, Cognition, and Clinical Issues

Fishman, I., Monkaba, T., & Bellugi, U.



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