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Current Issues in the Psychology of Language

Series Editor: Trevor A. Harley

Current Issues in the Psychology of Language is a series of edited books that will reflect the state-of-the-art in areas of current and emerging interest in the psychological study of language.

Each volume is tightly focused on a particular topic and consists of seven to ten chapters contributed by international experts. The editors of individual volumes are leading figures in their areas and provide an introductory overview.

Example topics include: language development, bilingualism and second language acquisition, word recognition, word meaning, text processing, the neuroscience of language, and language production, as well as the inter-relations between these topics.

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  1. Sentence Processing

    Edited by Roger P. G. van Gompel

    Series: Current Issues in the Psychology of Language

    What are the psychological processes involved in comprehending sentences? How do we process the structure of sentences and how do we understand their meaning? Do children, bilinguals and people with language impairments process sentences in the same way as healthy monolingual adults? These are just...

    Published June 30th 2013 by Psychology Press

  2. Visual Word Recognition Volumes 1 and 2

    Edited by James S. Adelman

    Series: Current Issues in the Psychology of Language

    Word recognition is the component of reading which involves the identification of individual words. Together the two volumes of Visual Word Recognition offer a state-of-the-art overview of contemporary research from leading figures in the field. This first volume outlines established theory, new...

    Published August 1st 2012 by Psychology Press

  3. Visual Word Recognition Volume 2

    Meaning and Context, Individuals and Development

    Edited by James S Adelman

    Series: Current Issues in the Psychology of Language

    Word recognition is the component of reading which involves the identification of individual words. Together the two volumes of Visual Word Recognition offer a state-of-the-art overview of contemporary research from leading figures in the field. This second volume examines how research on word...

    Published June 20th 2012 by Psychology Press

  4. Visual Word Recognition Volume 1

    Models and Methods, Orthography and Phonology

    Edited by James S. Adelman

    Series: Current Issues in the Psychology of Language

    Word recognition is the component of reading which involves the identification of individual words. Together the two volumes of Visual Word Recognition offer a state-of-the-art overview of contemporary research from leading figures in the field. This first volume outlines established theory, new...

    Published June 20th 2012 by Psychology Press

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Speech Perception and Spoken Word Recognition
    Edited by Gareth Gaskell, Jelena Mirković
    To Be Published May 31st 2015
  2. Current Trends in Statistical Approaches to Language Acquisition
    Edited by Toben Mintz
    To Be Published September 30th 2015

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