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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. The Foundation of Literacy

    The Child's Acquisition of the Alphabetic Principle

    By Brian Byrne

    This monograph brings together important research that the author and his colleagues at the University of New England have been conducting into the early stages of reading development, and makes a valuable contribution to the debate about literacy education. It should appeal to a broad audience...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Psychology Press

  4. Current Issues in Morphological Processing

    A Special Issue of Language And Cognitive Processes

    Edited by Ram Frost, Jonathan Grainger

    This Special Issue is the third volume produced by a group of researchers who convene every two years to discuss the role of morphology in word recognition....

    Published June 9th 2015 by Psychology Press

  5. Verbal Protocols in Literacy Research

    Nature of Global Reading Development

    By Susan E. Israel

    Series: Routledge Research in Educational Psychology

    This volume offers an updated analysis of the methodology of reading and reading research since 1995, when the landmark book Verbal Protocols of Reading: The Nature of Constructively Responsive Reading by Michael Pressley and Peter Afflerbach was published. It offers a thorough cross-analysis of...

    Published May 18th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Learning from Picturebooks

    Perspectives from child development and literacy studies

    Edited by Bettina Kümmerling-Meibauer, Jörg Meibauer, Kerstin Nachtigäller, Katharina J. Rohlfing

    Series: Explorations in Developmental Psychology

    Picturebooks, understood as a series of meaningful text-picture relations, are increasingly acknowledged as an autonomous sub-genre of children’s literature. Being highly complex aesthetic products, their use is deeply embedded in specific situations of joint attention between a caregiver and a...

    Published February 17th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Cognitive Neuroscience of Language

    By David Kemmerer

    Language is one of our most precious and uniquely human capacities, so it is not surprising that research on its neural substrates has been advancing quite rapidly in recent years. Until now, however, there has not been a single introductory textbook that focuses specifically on this topic....

    Published December 4th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. Situation Models and Levels of Coherence

    Toward a Definition of Comprehension

    By Isabelle Tapiero

    The mental representation of what one reads is called a "situation model" or a "mental model." The process of reading causes an interaction of the new knowledge with what is already known. Though a number of theories and models have been proposed to describe this interaction, Tapiero proposes a new...

    Published November 10th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Single-Word Reading

    Behavioral and Biological Perspectives

    Edited by Elena L. Grigorenko, Adam J. Naples

    Series: New Directions in Communication Disorders Research

    As the first title in the new series, New Directions in Communication Disorders Research: Integrative Approaches, this volume discusses a unique phenomenon in cognitive science, single-word reading, which is an essential element in successful reading competence. Single-word reading is an...

    Published November 10th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. Reading Retardation and Multi-Sensory Teaching (Psychology Revivals)

    By Charles Hulme

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1981, this title is based on the author’s doctoral thesis and the research reported was carried out at the Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford. By the 1980s it was generally recognised that there are a number of children of adequate general...

    Published October 13th 2014 by Routledge