Lectr06_prosody_inferences_2-22-12

the linguistic nature but how determine rh and higher

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Unformatted text preview: : - sound frequency – to a certain extent (but must explain tonal languages) - categorical/continuous nature (relative fineness/ coarseness of coding?) - the linguistic nature (but how determine?) RH and higher level language comprehension Patient DB: The subtleties of language Prosody •  Extra- or paralinguistic? What other contributions? Higher level language comprehension Occasional case studies of patients with RH damage - difficulty following stories, getting the gist - not understand jokes, metaphors, sarcasm - maybe not making necessary connections • overall story organization (gestalt - like vision) LH versus RH visual processing LH (local) versus RH (global ) visual processing S S S S SSSSSSS S S S S Seeing the trees and the forest Left hemisphere Occasional case studies of patients with RH damage - difficulty following stories, getting the gist - not understand jokes, metaphors, sarcasm - maybe not making necessary connections • overall story organization (gestalt - like vision) • some other processes that help make connections - distinct semantic processing Patient DB’s “subtleties” Connective inferences following RH damage SSS Higher level language comprehension Right hemisphere H RH and higher level language comprehension Patient DB: - good at facts...
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