@misc{cogprints125, volume = {68}, number = {3}, title = {Introduction}, author = {Brigitte Stemmer}, year = {1999}, pages = {389--391}, journal = {Brain and Language}, keywords = {neuropragmatics, pragmatics, neurolinguistics, RHD, developmental pragmatics, aphasia, pragmatic impairments, pragmatic assessment, communicative competence, architecture of mind, right hemisphere, localizationof functions, inferences, speech acts, indirect requests, metaphors}, url = {http://cogprints.org/125/}, abstract = {The introduction to the special issue briefly discusses the origins and development of the word "pragmatics", pragmatic theory and its application to neurolinguistics. The special issue covers a total of 11 articles investigating pragmatic and neuropragmatic issues from different theoretical, experimental and clinical perspectives.} }