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  1. Beyond Names for Things

    Young Children's Acquisition of Verbs

    Edited by Michael Tomasello, William E. Merriman

    Most research on children's lexical development has focused on their acquisition of names for concrete objects. This is the first edited volume to focus specifically on how children acquire their early verbs. Verbs are an especially important part of the early lexicon because of the role they play...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. The Psychology of the Language Learner Revisited

    By Zoltán Dörnyei, Stephen Ryan

    Series: Second Language Acquisition Research Series

    Over the past decade, the focus of inquiry into the psychology of SLA has shifted from the analysis of various characteristics within individuals towards a greater consideration of individuals’ dynamic interactions with diverse contexts. This revisit of the bestselling The Psychology of the...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 May 1st 2015 by Psychology Press

  4. Narrative Comprehension, Causality, and Coherence

    Essays in Honor of Tom Trabasso

    Edited by Susan R. Goldman, Arthur C. Graesser

    This volume provides an excellent overview of the field of discourse processes, capturing both its breadth and its depth. World-renowned researchers present the latest theoretical developments and thought-provoking empirical data. In doing so, they cover a broad range of communicative activities,...

    Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Constraints on Language Acquisition

    Studies of Atypical Children

    Edited by Helen Tager-Flusberg

    After decades of research most scholars generally agree that language acquisition is a complex and multifaceted process that involves the interaction of innate biologically-based mechanisms devoted to language, other non-linguistic cognitive and social mechanisms, linguistic input, and information...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Psychology Press

  6. Language and Communication

    Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by Herbert L. Roitblat, Louis M. Herman

    The result of a conference on language and related cognitive processes in animals, this book brings together scientists working on language and communication, reviews research done on language in apes and dolphins, and places this work in a larger perspective of animal communication and cognition....

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Psychology Press

  7. 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 March 16th 2015 by Psychology Press

  8. Intelligence in Ape and Man (Psychology Revivals)

    By David Premack

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    What is language and what is the nature of the intelligence that can acquire it? This volume, originally published in 1976, describes 10 years of research devoted to these questions. The author describes his programmatic research of decomposing language into atomic constituents, designing and...

    Published January 15th 2015 by Psychology Press

  9. Cognitive Psychology

    Classic Edition

    By Ulric Neisser

    Series: Psychology Press & Routledge Classic Editions

    First published in 1967, this seminal volume by Ulric Neisser was the first attempt at a comprehensive and accessible survey of Cognitive Psychology; as such, it provided the field with its first true textbook. Its chapters are organized so that they began with stimulus information that came '...

    Published December 9th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. Social Communication Development and Disorders

    Edited by Deborah A. Hwa-Froelich

    Series: Language and Speech Disorders

    This new standout volume is the first to describe developmental areas associated with social competence and social communication, as well as provide evidence-based information on effective assessment and intervention for children who have problems with social communication and social interactions....

    Published December 6th 2014 by Psychology Press