By David S. Martin

ISBN-10: 1563681102

ISBN-13: 9781563681103

Now in Paperback! the second one overseas Symposium on Cognition, schooling, and Deafness in 1989 broadened and deepened the scope of research initiated on the first convention held 5 years prior. Advances in Cognition, schooling, and Deafness offers the consequences in one built-in quantity. The 39 students from 14 countries who attended provided constant development from the 1st symposium and new components of study, in particular within the examine of functions in schooling and the hot box of neuro-anatomical dimensions of cognition and deafness. this significant ebook has been prepared less than six significant subject matters: Cognitive evaluation; Language and Cognition; Cognitive improvement; Neuroscientific concerns; Cognitive procedures; and Cognitive Intervention courses. this beneficial examine additionally good points courses designed to facilitate the training of deaf members in cognitive geographical regions, and questions about methodological difficulties dealing with researchers in deafness. Advances in Cognition, schooling, and Deafness additionally synthesizes this wealth of information with the extra worth of the target point of view of a cognitive psychologist ultimately excited about the sector of deafness. academics, scholars, students, and researchers will examine this an integral reference for years yet to come.

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Angela O'Donnell Graduate School of Education Rutgers University New Brunswick, NJ 08903 Dr. Fatemeh Olia Department of Educational Technology Gallaudet University Washington, DC 20002 Dr. Olivier Perier Université Libré de Bruxelles Brussels, Belgium Dr. Joan S. Pinhas Department of Speech Pathology State University of New York Geneseo, NY 14454 Dr. Howard R. Pollio Department of Psychology University of Tennessee Knoxville, TN 37916 Ms. Marilyn Pollio Comprehensive Adult and Child Services Knoxville, TN 37916 Dr.

Aristotle designated the ear as the organ of instruction and believed that Page 4 hearing was the greatest contributor to intelligence; consequently, he has been accused of keeping the deaf in ignorance for two thousand years (Deland 1931). A number of important events occurred in Europe more than 350 years ago which, in retrospect, can be considered the start of the first revolution in deafness. Two events in this revolution stand out. First, it was established that in spite of the inability to hear, deaf persons could, depending on the nature of their hearing loss and the application of the appropriate educational technique, learn to articulate and speak with varying degrees of intelligibility.

Properties of Spoken and Signed Languages One of the central issues that we can now address arises from some new discoveries about the nature of language. Until recently, nearly everything we had learned about language had come from the study of spoken languages. But now research into signed languages has revealed that there are primary linguistic systems, passed down from one generation of deaf people to the next, which have become forged into separate languages not derived from spoken languages.

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