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  1. Saying, Seeing and Acting

    The Psychological Semantics of Spatial Prepositions

    By Kenny R. Coventry, Simon C. Garrod

    Our use of spatial prepositions carries an implicit understanding of the functional relationships both between objects themselves and human interaction with those objects.This is the thesis rigorously explicated in Saying, Seeing and Acting. It aims to account not only for our theoretical...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. Cognitive Models Of Speech Processing

    The Second Sperlonga Meeting

    Edited by Gerry Altmann, Richard Shillcock

    First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 25th 2015 by Psychology Press

  3. Mental Models and the Interpretation of Anaphora

    By Alan Garnham

    The interpretation of anaphora - how we interpret expressions such as definite pronouns (he, she, it) and verbal elliptical phrases (such as "did so, too") in the course of ordinary conversation or reading - is an important aspect of language comprehension. In this book the author examines the...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Psychology Press

  4. Semantic Knowledge and Semantic Representations

    A Special Issue of Memory

    By Rosaleen A. McCarthy

    What is the basis of our ability to assign meanings to words or to objects? Such questions have, until recently, been regarded as lying within the province of philosophy and linguistics rather than psychology. However, recent advances in psychology and neuropsychology have led to the development of...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Psychology Press

  5. Lexical Representations And Sentence Processing

    A Special Issue of Language And Cognitive Processes

    By MaryEllen C. MacDonald

    Until recently, much research in language comprehension operated under the assumption that comprehenders initially identified the syntactic structure of sentences they were hearing or reading without regard to the meanings of the words in the sentences. A significant amount of recent work has...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Psychology Press

  6. Advances in Morphological Processing

    A Special Issue of Language and Cognitive Processes

    Edited by Ram Frost, Jonathan Grainger

    Ten years ago, a group of researchers investigating the processing of morphological information met in the south of France to discuss how morphology affects word recognition, perception and production from a cross-linguistic perspective. This special issue is the fourth volume to expose the results...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Psychology Press

  7. Processing East Asian Languages

    A Special Issue of Language And Cognitive Processes

    By Hsuan-Chih Chen, Xiaolin Zhou

    In recent years, there has been an upsurge of interest in the processing of major East Asian languages such as Chinese, Japanese and Korean. These languages, due to their salient differences in structure from European languages, provide challenging opportunities to explore both language-specific...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Psychology Press

  8. The Representation of Language in the Brain: In Honour of John C. Marshall

    A Special Issue of Aphasiology

    Edited by Chris Code

    John C Marshall is one of the most influential neuropsychologists of his generation. His impact on the development of cognitive neuropsychology has been pivotal, particularly in the neuropsychology of language. This Festschrift in his honour brings together contributions from his colleagues and...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Psychology Press

  9. Expository Discourse in Children, Adolescents, and Adults

    Development and Disorders

    Edited by Marilyn A. Nippold, Cheryl M. Scott

    School success in the 21st century requires proficiency with expository discourse -- the use and understanding of informative language in spoken and written modalities. This occurs, for example, when high school students read their textbooks and listen to their teachers' lectures, and later are...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Psychology Press

  10. Routes to Language

    Studies in Honor of Melissa Bowerman

    Edited by Virginia C. Mueller Gathercole

    This volume contains contributions from leaders in the field of child language in honor of one of the preeminent scholars in the field of child language acquisition, Melissa Bowerman. Melissa Bowerman has had a profound, widespread, and enduring influence on research conducted in the field for...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Psychology Press