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New and Published Books

  1. A Figure of Speech

    A Festschrift for John Laver

    Edited by William J. Hardcastle, Janet Mackenzie Beck

    Throughout the world, there are phoneticians who have been influenced by the teaching, research, and writings of John Laver. Many have worked with him personally, and most of the contributors to this book are people with whom he has had special links or whose involvement represents an appreciation...

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Cognitive Psychology

    Classic Edition

    By Ulric Neisser

    Series: Psychology Press & Routledge Classic Editions

    First published in 1967, this seminal volume by Ulric Neisser was the first attempt at a comprehensive and accessible survey of Cognitive Psychology; as such, it provided the field with its first true textbook. Its chapters are organized so that they began with stimulus information that came '...

    Published December 9th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. 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

  4. 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 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. 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 12th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. 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 9th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. 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 9th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. 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 18th 2013 by Psychology Press

  9. 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 3rd 2013 by Psychology Press

  10. 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