Chapter 6. Language: Perspectives from Another Modality

  1. G. E. W. Wolstenholme and
  2. Maeve O'Connor
  1. Ursula Bellugi and
  2. Edward S. Klima

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470720523.ch6

Ciba Foundation Symposium 69 - Brain and Mind

Ciba Foundation Symposium 69 - Brain and Mind

How to Cite

Bellugi, U. and Klima, E. S. (2008) Language: Perspectives from Another Modality, in Ciba Foundation Symposium 69 - Brain and Mind (eds G. E. W. Wolstenholme and M. O'Connor), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470720523.ch6

Author Information

  1. The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, Califronia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1979

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780444900951

Online ISBN: 9780470720523

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Keywords:

  • spoken languages;
  • communication system;
  • cognitive processes;
  • organizational principles;
  • transmission system

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Two Faces of Sign

  • Predominance of Sublexical Coding Units

  • Grammatical Processes in American Sign Language

  • Hierarchies of Form and Meaning

  • Cerebral Specialization for Signs

  • Acknowledgements

  • References