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Is language laterality related to language abilities?

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It is well known that language processing depends on specialized areas in the left side of the brain in the majority of the population. A popular view is that developmental language disorders result from a poorly lateralized brain, but evidence in support of this has been weak and inconsistent.

In this thesis, I investigated language-related asymmetries in brain structure and function, and their behavioural relevance in both individuals with specific language impairment (SLI) and ty...

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Stanford University, Pediatrics Department

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University of Oxford, Department of Experimental Psychology
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Department:
University of Oxford, Department of Experimental Psychology
Role:
Supervisor
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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