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Wenner-Gren Center International Symposium Series, Volume 36: Speech Motor Control covers the papers presented at an interdisciplinary conference on Speech Motor Control, held at the Wenner-Gren Center in Stockholm on May 11 to 12, 1981. The book focuses on the methodologies, approaches, processes, and techniques employed in speech motor control.
The selection first offers information on the interdisciplinary challenge of speech motor control and analogies between central motor programs for speech and for limb movements. Discussions focus on regulation of cerebral motor cortex output by afferent input, goal-orientation and voluntary movement, interaction of transcortical and segmental reflexes, plasticity of speech gestures, and the task of the speech motor system. The text then takes a look at speech production mechanisms in aphasia and functional landscapes in the cerebral cortex related to speech, as well as motor errors and phonetic transcription studies and correlational analysis of consonant preferences in infants, languages, and aphasic errors.
The publication ponders on functional landscapes in the cerebral cortex related to speech; comment on the partial roles of the cerebral hemispheres for speech; and speech breathing kinematics and mechanism inferences. The text also ponders on the aspects of voice production and motor control, vocal fold kinesiology, and oral mechanoreceptors.
The text is a dependable reference for readers interested in speech motor control.
The Interdisciplinary Challenge of speech Motor Control
Analogies Between Central Motor Programs for Speech and for Limb Movements
Speech Production Mechanisms in Aphasia
Functional Landscapes in the Cerebral Cortex Related to Speech
Comment on the Partial Roles of the Cerebral Hemispheres for Speech
Respiration And Phonation
Speech Breathing Kinematics and Mechanism Inferences therefrom
Some Aspects of Speech Breathing Physiology
Aspects of Voice Production and Motor Control
Vocal Fold Kinesiology
Some Functional and Histochemical Properties of the Intrinsic Laryngeal Muscles
The Neuromuscular System of the Tongue
Consideration of Bulbar and Suprabulbar Afferent Influences Upon Speech Motor Coordination and Programming
Articulatory Targets and Speech Motor Control: A Study of Vowel Production
Spatio-Temporal Goals: Maturational and Cross-Linguistic Variables
Possible Analogies in the Control of Innate Motor Acts and the Production of Sound in Speech
Analogies and Common Features in the Speech and Masticatory Control Systems
Speech Motor Control and Selected Neurologic Disorders
Phonation Types in Dysarthria
Some Comments on the Motor Control of Speech
Some Remarks from the Viewpoint of Neurophysiology
Some Remarks from the Viewpoint of Speech Research
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- © Pergamon 1982
- 1st January 1982
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Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
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