I Language Evolution

01. Tracing the human brain’s classical language areas in extant and extinct hominids,  p. 29

Eva Maria Luef


02. Times change, values change: Criteria for attributing language in species comparative research, p. 57

Robert Ullrich and Katja Liebal

03. From grasping to pointing: The evolution of referentiality in man and animals, p. 79

Adolf Heschl                   


04. Emotion communication in animal vocalizations, music and language: An evolutionary perspective, p. 105

Piera Filippi and Bruno Gingras               


05. Speech processing in congenital amusia: A review of the literature and future directions, p. 127

Manuela M. Marin                            


II Language Development

06. The attainment of independence from the mother in primate infants and its implications for the evolution of cooperative breeding in hominins, p. 169

Iulia Bădescu         


07. Nod, nod, ignore: An exploratory observational study on the relation between parental mobile media use and parental responsiveness towards young children, p. 195

Monika Abels, Mariek Vanden Abeele, Toke van Telgen and Helma van Meijl   


08. Episodic and phenomenal aspects of chaotic itinerancy in language development, p. 229

Annette Hohenberger                              


09. Interfaces (traveling oscillations) + Recursion (delta-theta code) = Language, p. 251

Elliot Murphy                                      


III Language Learning

10. Lessons learned from brain responses: The second language learning experience, p. 273

Margit Reitbauer                                                  


11. The effect of age in L2 ultimate attainment: Revisiting the evidence, p. 291

Pia Resnik                                                                            


12. Age constraints in phonological learning: On the relevance and efficiency of pronunciation training, p. 317

Milena Kong-Insam                                                             


13. Exploring the neurofunctional underpinnings of dyslexia: A review focusing on dyslexic children, p. 337

Sabrina Turker                                                                    


IV Writing about the Brain

14. HEAFOD (‘head’) and BRÆGEN (‘brain’) in Old English medical texts, p. 377

Peter Bierbaumer                                                    


15. The brain is like a muscle – the brain is like a control center: Conceptualizing the brain in expert and popularized scientific discourses, p. 393

Georg Marko and Ute Wimmer                   


V Cultural Aspects of Language Use

16. The humble linguist: Interdisciplinary perspectives on teaching intercultural citizenship, p. 423

Manuela Wagner, Fabiana Cardetti and Michael Byram

17. Frames, cognition, ideology. And Chomsky, p. 449

Johannes A. Scherling

18. Monats- und Wochentagsbezeichnungen im Wandel der Zeit, p. 469

Wolfgang Viereck


Annemarie Peltzer-Karpf: An Appreciation, p. 485
Nancy Campbell

Tabula Gratulatoria, p. 489
Index, p. 491