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The Resource Lost words : narratives of language and the brain, 1825-1926, L.S. Jacyna

Lost words : narratives of language and the brain, 1825-1926, L.S. Jacyna

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Lost words : narratives of language and the brain, 1825-1926
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Lost words
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narratives of language and the brain, 1825-1926
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L.S. Jacyna
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eng
Summary
In the mid-nineteenth century, physicians observed numerous cases in which individuals lost the ability to form spoken words, even as they remained sane and healthy in most other ways. By studying this condition, which came to be known as "aphasia," neurologists were able to show that functions of mind were rooted in localized areas of the brain. Here L.S. Jacyna analyzes medical writings on aphasia to illuminate modern scientific discourse on the relations between language and the brain, from the very beginnings of this discussion through World War I. Viewing these texts as literature--comp
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Lost words : narratives of language and the brain, 1825-1926, L.S. Jacyna
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Lost words : narratives of language and the brain, 1825-1926, L.S. Jacyna
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt7rkwc
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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1 online resource (241 pages)
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9781400831180
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illustrations
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