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  1. Situation Models and Levels of Coherence

    Toward a Definition of Comprehension

    By Isabelle Tapiero

    The mental representation of what one reads is called a "situation model" or a "mental model." The process of reading causes an interaction of the new knowledge with what is already known. Though a number of theories and models have been proposed to describe this interaction, Tapiero proposes a new...

    Published November 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Unusual Productions in Phonology

    Universals and Language-Specific Considerations

    Edited by Mehmet Yavas

    Series: Language and Speech Disorders

    The universalist view that acquisition of phonology is guided by universal principles has been the dominant position for decades. More recently, an alternative view has brought into focus the relationship between developmental markedness and language-specific input frequencies. With...

    Published November 4th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Reading Retardation and Multi-Sensory Teaching (Psychology Revivals)

    By Charles Hulme

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1981, this title is based on the author’s doctoral thesis and the research reported was carried out at the Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford. By the 1980s it was generally recognised that there are a number of children of adequate general...

    Published October 12th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Relating Events in Narrative, Volume 2

    Typological and Contextual Perspectives

    Edited by Sven Str”mqvist, Ludo Verhoeven, Sven Stromqvist

    Relating Events in Narrative, Volume 2: Typological and Contextual Perspectives edited by Sven Strömqvist and Ludo Verhoeven, is the much anticipated follow-up volume to Ruth Berman and Dan Slobin's successful "frog-story studies" book, Relating Events in Narrative: A Crosslinguistic...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Second Language Acquisition Theory and Pedagogy

    Edited by Fred R. Eckman, Jean Mileham, Rita Rutkowski Weber, Diane Highland, Peter W. Lee

    A volume on second-language acquisition theory and pedagogy is, at the same time, a mark of progress and a bit of an anomaly. The progress is shown by the fact that the two disciplines have established themselves as areas of study not only distinct from each other, but also different from...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Research on Politeness in the Spanish-Speaking World

    Edited by Maria Elena Placencia, Carmen Garcia-Fernandez

    One of the main contributions of this important book is that it offers a thorough survey of the theoretical and empirical developments that have occurred in the area of (im)politeness in the different regions of the Spanish-speaking world, gathering together overviews by distinguished scholars.&...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Cognition and Communication

    Judgmental Biases, Research Methods, and the Logic of Conversation

    By Norbert Schwarz

    Series: Distinguished Lecture Series

    Psychological research into human cognition and judgment reveals a wide range of biases and shortcomings. Whether we form impressions of other people, recall episodes from memory, report our attitudes in an opinion poll, or make important decisions, we often get it wrong. The errors made are not...

    Published August 11th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. Language Acquisition By Eye

    Edited by Charlene Chamberlain, Jill P. Morford, Rachel I. Mayberry

    This book focuses on the early acquisition of signed languages and the later development of reading by children who use signed languages. It represents the first collection of research papers focused solely on the acquisition of various signed languages by very young children--all of whom are...

    Published August 11th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. Foreign Vocabulary in Sign Languages

    A Cross-Linguistic Investigation of Word Formation

    Edited by Diane Brentari

    This book takes a close look at the ways that five sign languages borrow elements from the surrounding, dominant spoken language community where each is situated. It offers careful analyses of semantic, morphosyntactic, and phonological adaption of forms taken from a source language (in this case a...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. Warring with Words

    Narrative and Metaphor in Politics

    Edited by Michael Hanne, William D. Crano, Jeffery Scott Mio

    Series: Claremont Symposium on Applied Social Psychology Series

    Scholars in many of the disciplines surrounding politics explicitly utilize either a narrative perspective or a metaphor perspective (though rarely the two in combination) to analyze issues -- theoretical and practical, domestic and international -- in the broad field of politics. Among the topics...

    Published July 14th 2014 by Psychology Press