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Das Zweischleifen-Modell zum Verständnis der Sprachorganisation im Gehirn und von Aphasie

Donnerstag, 6. Dezember 2012, 18:15 Uhr bis 20:00 Uhr

The current neurobiological consensus of a general dual-loop system scaffolding human and primate brains gives evidence that the dorsal and ventral connections subserve similar functions, independent of the modality and species. However, most current commentators agree that although bees dance and chimpanzees grunt, these systems of communication differ qualitatively from human language. So why is language unique to humans?

We discuss anatomical differences between humans and other animals, the meaning of lesion studies in patients, the role of inner speech, and compare functional imaging studies in language with other modalities in respect to the dual loop model. These aspects might be helpful for understanding what kind of biological system the language faculty is, and how it relates to other systems in our own species and others.

MitProf. Dr. Cornelius Weiller (Freiburg)
Ort Universität Zürich Zentrum, Karl Schmid-Strasse 4, 8006 Zürich
Raum: KO2 F-180
VeranstalterZürcher Kompetenzzentrum Linguistik
KontaktAnja Hasse (Mail)