David Corina will present a talk on "The Neural Processing of American Sign Language". In this talk he will discuss how neuro-linguistic studies of users of signed languages inform our understanding of the neurobiology of human language. Data from sign language aphasia, brain imaging and electrophysiology will be presented.Screen reader support enabled.
David Corina is a professor of linguistics and psychology at the University of California, Davis. He also is a faculty member at the Center for Mind and Brain, where he is the director of the Cognitive Neurolinguistics Laboratory. He is a cognitive neuroscientist studying the comprehension and production of signed and spoken languages. His research includes the study of linguistic abilities in children and adults and in persons with neurological impairments. He is an active member for the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, Society for Neurobiology of Language and Linguistics Society of America. He serves as an ad hoc editor for many scholarly journals, foundations and funding agencies.
Sponsored by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, the Department of Speech Pathology and the Humanities Center