This volume describes, in up-to-date terminology and authoritative interpretation, the field of neurolinguistics, the science concerned with the neural mechanisms underlying the comprehension, production and abstract knowledge of spoken, signed or written language. An edited anthology of 165 articles from the award-winning "Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics 2nd edition", "Encyclopedia of Neuroscience 4th Edition" and "Encyclopedia of the Neorological Sciences and Neurological Disorders", it provides the most comprehensive one-volume reference solution for scientists working with language and the brain ever published. It is an authoritative review of this dynamic field placed in an interdisciplinary context. It contains approximately 165 articles by leaders in the field. It is compact and comes in affordable single-volume format.