Patients with brain tumors in "classical" language areas
do not necessarily present language (or other cognitive) disturbances.
This paper began with the question of why there are so few named groups in the Woiwurrung language area
compared with other language groups to its west and north-west.
The placement of language boundaries and labeling of language areas
can be highly contentious and can influence political policy and its potential beneficiaries (Williams and Ambrose 1992; Williams 1996).
Richard Boeckh in his book "German Population Census and Language Area
in European Countries" using the official data about the population census in Prussia in 1861 created colourful ethnic map, called "Language Map of the State of Prussia".
Several of the isoglosses in Virumaa are in fact the borders of old Finnic sound- and inflectional changes which divide the whole Finnic language area
. Among them there are cases where a certain sound sequence or an inflectional affix has undergone in different locations different mutually exclusive changes creating thus a formal innovation divide.
Using one Aboriginal language area
, Djabwurrung, as an example, this paper has shown the value of clan name research to toponymic studies.
In the Thai language area
, the gain size for "listening" increased from 1.11 in the first period to 2.02 in the second period.
For practical reasons, the urban language project could not cover all the towns that are situated in the Finland Swedish language area
, so we decided to limit the investigations to four towns: Jakobstad and Kristinestad in Ostrobothnia on the western coast of Finland, and Eken/is and Lovisa in Nyland on the southern coast (see map in Appendix 1).
In a dyslexic's brain the language area
is often unusually symmetrical and there may also be tiny differences in the layout of nerve cells and the way they connect.
"Both groups of boys with language impairment--both the autism and SLI groups--showed the reversal of language area
asymmetry, while both groups of language-normal boys, both the autism and control language normal groups, had typical asymmetry." The study appeared in the Oct.