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  1. An Emergence Approach to Speech Acquisition

    Doing and Knowing

    By Barbara L. Davis, Lisa M. Bedore

    The central assertion in this volume is that the young child uses general skills, scaffolded by adults, to acquire the complex knowledge of sound patterns and the goal-directed behaviors for communicating ideas through language and producing speech. A child’s acquisition of phonology is seen...

    Published May 13th 2013 by Psychology Press

  2. Twenty-First Century Psycholinguistics

    Four Cornerstones

    Edited by Anne Cutler

    Psycholinguistics is an interdisciplinary field, and hence relationships are at its heart. First and foremost is the relationship between its two parent disciplines, psychology and linguistics, a relationship which has changed and advanced over the half century of the field's independent existence....

    Published May 1st 2013 by Routledge

  3. Speech Recognition in Adverse Conditions

    Explorations in Behaviour and Neuroscience

    Edited by Sven Mattys, Ann R. Bradlow, Matthew H. Davis, Sophie Scott

    Series: Special Issues of Language and Cognitive Processes

    Speech recognition in ‘adverse conditions’ has been a familiar area of research in computer science, engineering, and hearing sciences for several decades. In contrast, most psycholinguistic theories of speech recognition are built upon evidence gathered from tasks performed by healthy listeners on...

    Published April 12th 2013 by Psychology Press

  4. From Orthography to Pedagogy

    Essays in Honor of Richard L. Venezky

    Edited by Thomas R. Trabasso, John P. Sabatini, Dominic W. Massaro, Robert Calfee

    From Orthography to Pedagogy pays tribute to Richard L. Venezky's work and influence on reading, linguistics, and computer science. This book catalogs findings related to speech and language development, reading and spelling's role in infant speech development, and the present and future advances...

    Published February 5th 2013 by Psychology Press

  5. Figurative Language Comprehension

    Social and Cultural Influences

    Edited by Herbert L. Colston, Albert N. Katz

    Figurative language, such as verbal irony, metaphor, hyperbole, idioms, and other forms is an increasingly important subfield within the empirical study of language comprehension and use. Figurative Language Comprehension: Social and Cultural Influences is an edited scholarly book that ties...

    Published January 29th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Psycholinguistic Phenomena in Marketing Communications

    Edited by Tina M. Lowrey

    The field of psycholinguistics and the application of psycholinguistic theory to advertising and marketing communication has become a topic of great prominence in the field of consumer behavior. Psycholinguistic Phenomena in Marketing Communications is the first book to address the growing research...

    Published January 11th 2013 by Psychology Press

  7. Technology, Literacy, and the Evolution of Society

    Implications of the Work of Jack Goody

    Edited by David R. Olson, Michael Cole

    Inspired by the seminal work of Jack Goody, a historical anthropologist specializing in the study of social structure and change, Technology, Literacy, and the Evolution of Society gathers diverse perspectives of 20 distinguished historians, anthropologists, psychologists, and educators to address...

    Published December 5th 2012 by Psychology Press

  8. Language and Action in Cognitive Neuroscience

    Edited by Yann Coello, Angela Bartolo

    Series: Contemporary Topics in Cognitive Neuroscience

    This book collates the most up to date evidence from behavioural, brain imagery and stroke-patient studies, to discuss the ways in which cognitive and neural processes are responsible for language processing. Divided into six sections, the edited volume presents arguments from evolutionist,...

    Published November 5th 2012 by Psychology Press

  9. Handbook of Vowels and Vowel Disorders

    Edited by Martin J. Ball, Fiona E. Gibbon

    Series: Language and Speech Disorders

    In the general study of speech and phonetics, vowels have stood in second place to consonants. But what vowels are, how they differ from one another, how they vary among speakers, and how they are subject to disorder, are questions that require a closer examination. This Handbook presents a...

    Published September 5th 2012 by Psychology Press

  10. Semantic Priming

    Perspectives from Memory and Word Recognition

    By Timothy P. McNamara

    Series: Essays in Cognitive Psychology

    Semantic priming has been a focus of research in the cognitive sciences for more than thirty years and is commonly used as a tool for investigating other aspects of perception and cognition, such as word recognition, language comprehension, and knowledge representations. Semantic Priming:...

    Published August 16th 2012 by Psychology Press