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  1. Entranced by Story

    Brain, Tale and Teller, from Infancy to Old Age

    By Hugh Crago

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    We live in a world of stories; yet few of us pause to ask what stories actually are, why we consume them so avidly, and what they do for story makers and their audiences. This book focuses on the experiences that good stories generate: feelings of purposeful involvement, elevation, temporary loss...

    To Be Published May 4th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. Learning from Picturebooks

    Research from cognitive psychology, early literacy, and child development studies

    Edited by Bettina Kümmerling-Meibauer, Jorg Meibauer, Kerstin Nachtigaller, Katharina Rohlfing

    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...

    To Be Published November 30th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Second Language Reading

    Cognitive and Psycholinguistic Perspectives

    By Becky Xi Chen, Rena Helms-Park, Vedran Dronjic

    To Be Published December 31st 2014 by Routledge

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