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  1. Memory, Thinking and Language (PLE: Memory)

    Topics in Cognitive Psychology

    By Judith Greene

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Memory

    In the ten years prior to its original publication in 1987, cognitive psychology uncovered the increasingly important role of knowledge stored in memory and the integrated nature of cognitive processes. In Memory, Thinking and Language the author takes these three traditional topics and places them...

    Published April 16th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Living in an Asymmetrical World

    How writing direction affects thought and action

    By Anne Maass, Caterina Suitner, Jean-Pierre Deconchy

    There has recently been a renewed interest in the role of spatial dimensions in social cognition, and how vertical and horizontal trajectories are used to represent social concepts such as power, agency, aggression, and dominance. Most of this work surrounds the idea that abstract concepts are...

    Published April 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Crosslinguistic Perspectives on Argument Structure

    Implications for Learnability

    Edited by Melissa Bowerman, Penelope Brown

    This book offers a unique interdisciplinary perspective on argument structure and its role in language acquisition. Drawing on a broad range of crosslinguistic data, this volume shows that languages are much more diverse in their argument structure properties than has been realized. The volume is...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Psychology of Language

    From Data to Theory, 4th Edition

    By Trevor A. Harley

    Now in full colour, this fully revised edition of the best-selling textbook provides an up-to-date and comprehensive introduction to the psychology of language for undergraduates, postgraduates, and researchers. It contains everything the student needs to know about how we acquire, understand,...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Psychology Press

  5. Interactions Between Short-Term and Long-Term Memory in the Verbal Domain

    By Annabel Thorn, Mike Page

    The relationship between short-term and long-term memory systems is an issue of central concern to memory theorists. The association between temporary memory mechanisms and established knowledge bases is now regarded as critical to the development of theoretical and computational accounts of verbal...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Psychology Press

  6. In Defence of Empirical Psychology (Psychology Revivals)

    By D. E. Broadbent

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1973, this book contains the 1971 William James Lectures at Harvard, the first by that name to be given by a British psychologist. In addition, there are reprints of four shorter lectures which had not been easily available before. Together the resulting collection gave a...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Psychology Press

  7. Pointing

    Where Language, Culture, and Cognition Meet

    Edited by Sotaro Kita

    Pointing has captured the interest of scholars from various fields who study communication. However, ideas and findings have been scattered across diverse publications in different disciplines, and opportunities for interdisciplinary exchange have been very limited. The editor's aim is to provide...

    Published October 22nd 2013 by Psychology Press

  8. Perspectives on Classifier Constructions in Sign Languages

    Edited by Karen Emmorey

    Classifier constructions are universal to sign languages and exhibit unique properties that arise from the nature of the visual-gestural modality. The major goals are to bring to light critical issues related to the study of classifier constructions and to present state-of-the-art linguistic and...

    Published October 22nd 2013 by Psychology Press

  9. The Cognitive Neuropsychology of Language (Psychology Revivals)

    Edited by Max Coltheart, Giuseppe Sartori, Remo Job

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Damage to the brain can impair language in many different ways, severely harming some linguistic functions whilst sparing others. To achieve some understanding of the apparently bewildering diversity of language disorders, it is necessary to interpret impaired linguistic performance by relating it...

    Published September 12th 2013 by Psychology Press

  10. An Introduction to the Psychology of Language (PLE: Psycholinguistics)

    By Peter Herriot

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Psycholinguistics

    Originally published in 1970, this was Peter Herriot’s first book. In this objective, critical evaluation of a rapidly expanding field, Professor Herriot examines language as skilled behaviour, generative linguistics and psychology, behaviourist approaches to meaning, language acquisition and...

    Published August 27th 2013 by Psychology Press