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What is the role of mutations of the FOXP2 gene in causing developmental language disorders? /

by Zappalà, Federica [aut]; Mazzone, Marco [ths].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Catania : Scuola Superiore di Catania, 2013Description: 84, [1] p. ; 30 cm.Subject(s): Cognition -- Physiological aspects | Cognition -- Philosophy | Language -- Physiological aspectsDissertation note: Tesi di diploma di 2° livello per la Classe delle Lettere e delle Scienze Sociali Diploma di 2° livello Scuola Superiore di Catania, Catania, Italy 2013 A.A. 2012/2013 Abstract: The thesis studies genetic implications of both normal and abnormal development of language, focusing on the influence that such genetic studies may have on shedding light on the complexity of human cognition in general. The review focuses on FOXP2 mutations on the human genome and its potential implications in the development of language, from a psychological standpoint, together with some essential, interdisciplinary highlights on the matter.
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Tesi di diploma di 2° livello per la Classe delle Lettere e delle Scienze Sociali Diploma di 2° livello Scuola Superiore di Catania, Catania, Italy 2013 A.A. 2012/2013

Includes bibliographical references (p. 65-84).

Tesi discussa il 4/4/2013.

The thesis studies genetic implications of both normal and abnormal development of language, focusing on the influence that such genetic studies may have on shedding light on the complexity of human cognition in general. The review focuses on FOXP2 mutations on the human genome and its potential implications in the development of language, from a psychological standpoint, together with some essential, interdisciplinary highlights on the matter.