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New and Published Books

  1. Foreign Accent Syndromes

    The stories people have to tell

    By Jack Ryalls, Nick Miller

    What does it feel like to wake up one day speaking with a foreign accent from a country one has never visited? Why does someone wake up doing this? This book seeks to portray the broad and diverse experiences of individuals with a rare neurological speech disorder called Foreign Accent Syndrome (...

    Published August 17th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Listening to Speech

    An Auditory Perspective

    Edited by Steven Greenberg, William Ainsworth

    The human species is largely defined by its use of spoken language, so integral is speech communication to behavior and social interaction. Despite its importance in everyday life, comparatively little is known about the auditory mechanisms that underlie the ability to understand language. The...

    Published August 11th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Speech Production

    Models, Phonetic Processes, and Techniques

    Edited by Jonathan Harrington, Marija Tabain

    Series: Macquarie Monographs in Cognitive Science

    Speech Production: Models, Phonetic Processes and Techniques brings together researchers from many different disciplines - computer science, dentistry, engineering, linguistics, phonetics, physiology, psychology - all with a special interest in how speech is produced. From the initial neural...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. Handbook of Learning and Cognitive Processes (Volume 6)

    Linguistic Functions in Cognitive Theory

    Edited by William K. Estes

    Series: Handbook of Learning and Cognitive Processes

    Originally published in 1978, Volume 6 concludes the survey of research and theory on learning and cognitive processes that was envisaged when the plan for this Handbook was sketched. The primary orientation in the planning the Handbook was to concentrate on research and models aimed toward the...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. The Sense of Hearing

    Second Edition

    By Christopher J. Plack

    The Sense of Hearing is a truly accessible introduction to auditory perception that is intended for students approaching the subject for the first time, and as a foundation for more advanced study. The second edition has been thoroughly revised throughout, and included new chapters on music,...

    Published November 17th 2013 by Psychology Press

  6. The Intelligent Ear

    On the Nature of Sound Perception

    By Reinier Plomp

    Plomp's Aspects of Tone Sensation--published 25 years ago--dealt with the psychophysics of simple and complex tones. Since that time, auditory perception as a field of study has undergone a radical metamorphosis. Technical and methodological innovations, as well as a considerable increase in...

    Published May 2nd 2013 by Psychology Press

  7. 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 11th 2013 by Psychology Press

  8. Stuttering and Cluttering

    Frameworks for Understanding and Treatment

    By David Ward

    Stuttering and Cluttering provides a comprehensive overview of both theoretical and treatment aspects of disorders of fluency: stuttering (also known as stammering) and the lesser-known cluttering. The book demonstrates how treatment strategies relate to the various theories as to why stuttering...

    Published November 14th 2012 by Psychology Press

  9. Experimental and Theoretical Advances in Prosody

    A Special Issue of Language and Cognitive Processes

    Edited by Duane G. Watson, Michael Wagner, Edward Gibson

    Series: Special Issues of Language and Cognitive Processes

    Prosody is the rhythm, stress and intonation of speech, which encodes information that is not encoded by the syntax or words of an utterance. Prosody is critical for parsing speech, constructing syntactic structure, and building a representation of the conversational discourse model, among other...

    Published November 9th 2010 by Psychology Press

  10. Modelling Word Recognition and Reading Aloud

    A Special Issue of the European Journal of Cognitive Psychology

    Edited by Johannes C. Ziegler, Jonathan Grainger, Marc Brysbaert

    Series: Special Issues of the Journal of Cognitive Psychology

    Computational modeling has tremendously advanced our understanding of the processes involved in normal and impaired reading. While previous research has mainly focused on simulating reading aloud of monosyllabic words in English, the present special issue highlights some new directions in the field...

    Published August 25th 2010 by Psychology Press