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  1. The Language of Metaphors

    2nd Edition

    By Andrew Goatly

    In this ambitious and wide-ranging book, Andrew Goatly looks at how we use metaphor to communicate meaning. Combining insights from functional linguistics and relevance theory, he provides a powerful model for understanding how metaphors work in real communicative situations, how we use them to...

    Published May 27th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Language and Cognition in Bilinguals and Multilinguals

    An Introduction

    By Annette M.B. de Groot

    Psycholinguistics – the field of science that examines the mental processes and knowledge structures involved in the acquisition, comprehension, and production of language – had a strong monolingual orientation during the first four decades following its emergence around 1950. The awareness that a...

    Published November 15th 2010 by Psychology Press

  3. Language and Bilingual Cognition

    Edited by Vivian Cook, Benedetta Bassetti

    This innovative volume provides a state-of-the-art overview of the relationship between language and cognition with a focus on bilinguals. It brings together contributions from international leading figures in various disciplines and showcases contemporary research on the emerging area of bilingual...

    Published November 15th 2010 by Psychology Press

  4. Perspectives on Framing

    Edited by Gideon Keren

    Series: The Society for Judgment and Decision Making Series

    Language comprises a major mark of humans compared with other primates and is the main vehicle for social interaction. A major characteristic of any natural language is that the same communication, idea, or intention can be articulated in different ways—in other words, the same message can be "...

    Published October 25th 2010 by Psychology Press

  5. Starting from Scratch

    The Origin and Development of Expression, Representation and Symbolism in Human and Non-Human Primates

    By John Matthews

    This book compares the beginning of symbolic thought in human infancy with that of our close primate relatives, the chimpanzees. The author investigates the precursors of symbolism by studying the actions and interactions of a small group of these intelligent, non-human primates who live in...

    Published October 22nd 2010 by Psychology Press

  6. The Handbook of Psycholinguistic and Cognitive Processes

    Perspectives in Communication Disorders

    Edited by Jackie Guendouzi, Filip Loncke, Mandy J. Williams

    This handbook includes an overview of those areas of cognition and language processing that are relevant to the field of communication disorders, and provides examples of theoretical approaches to problems and issues in communication disorders. The first section includes a collection of chapters...

    Published September 7th 2010 by Psychology Press

  7. The Role of Formal Features in Second Language Acquisition

    Edited by Juana Liceras, Helmut Zobl, Helen Goodluck

    Series: Second Language Acquisition Research Series

    Using Chomsky's minimalist program as a framework, this volume explores the role of formal (or functional) features in current descriptions and accounts of language acquistion. In engaging, up-to-date articles, distinguished experts examine the role of features in current versions of...

    Published August 13th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Cognitive Bases of Second Language Fluency

    By Norman Segalowitz

    Series: Cognitive Science and Second Language Acquisition Series

    Exploring fluency from multiple vantage points that together constitute a cognitive science perspective, this book examines research in second language acquisition and bilingualism that points to promising avenues for understanding and promoting second language fluency. Cognitive Bases of Second...

    Published June 8th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Generalization of Knowledge

    Multidisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Marie T. Banich, Donna Caccamise

    While the notion of generalization fits prominently into cognitive theories of learning, there is surprisingly little research literature that takes an overview of the issue from a broad multifaceted perspective. This volume remedies this by taking a multidisciplinary perspective on generalization...

    Published May 19th 2010 by Psychology Press

  10. Crosslinguistic Influence in Language and Cognition

    By Scott Jarvis, Aneta Pavlenko

    A cogent, freshly written synthesis of new and classic work concerning crosslinguistic influence, or "transfer," this book will become the authoritative account of transfer in second-language learning and its consequences for language and thought. Transfer in both production and comprehension is...

    Published February 24th 2010 by Routledge