Amia is the inability to access spoken names for objects, most often associated with the elderly or those with brain damage to the left hemisphere. Amia offers the state-of-the-art review of disorders of naming, written by ackwledged experts from around the world, approached from both clinical and theoretical viewpoints. Goodglass, kwn around the world for his research in aphasia and speech pathology, edits this first book devoted exclusively to naming and its disorders. Wingfield is kwn for his classic studies of lexical processing in aphasic and rmal speakers. The book includes comprehensive literature reviews, a summary of relevant research data, as well as astudy of recent advances in cognitive analysis and anatomic findings. Amia is an immensely useful work for all those involved in the study of language, particularly those in cognitive neuroscience, neurology, speech pathology, and linguistics.