Chapter 31. Neurophonetics

  1. Martin J. Ball Head Past President2,
  2. Dr. Michael R. Perkins Professor founder member Vice-President3,
  3. Dr. Nicole Müller2 and
  4. Sara Howard Senior Lecturer speech-language therapist pathologist President3
  1. Wolfram Ziegler PhD research assistant Head

Published Online: 6 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444301007.ch31

The Handbook of Clinical Linguistics

The Handbook of Clinical Linguistics

How to Cite

Ziegler, W. (2008) Neurophonetics, in The Handbook of Clinical Linguistics (eds M. J. Ball, M. R. Perkins, N. Müller and S. Howard), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444301007.ch31

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Louisiana, Lafayette, USA

  2. 3

    Department of Human Communication Sciences, University of Sheffield, UK

Author Information

  1. Max Planck Institute for Psychiatry, Munich, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405135221

Online ISBN: 9781444301007



  • scope of neurophonetics;
  • disorders of speech production;
  • apraxia of speech - speech motor impairment;
  • acquired apraxia of speech;
  • symptoms of apraxia of speech;
  • aphasic phonological impairment;
  • developmental apraxia of speech (DAS) - syndrome during speech development in early childhood;
  • disorders of speech perception in adults;
  • neurophonetic research - understanding mechanisms underlying neurogenic impairments


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Scope of Neurophonetics

  • Disorders of Speech Production

  • Disorders of Speech Perception in Adults

  • What may Neurophonetics Tell Us about Phonetic Theories?

  • References