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Forthcoming Language Development Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Mental Logic

    Edited by Martin D.S. Braine, David P. O'Brien, Martin Braine

    Over the past decade, the question of whether there is a mental logic has become subject to considerable debate. There have been attacks by critics who believe that all reasoning uses mental models and return attacks on mental-models theory. This controversy has invaded various journals and has...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. The Grammar of Autobiography

    A Developmental Account

    By Jean Quigley

    This is the first book to bring together four distinct literatures--functional linguistics, child language, narrative development, and discursive psychology. It is an outgrowth of the historical relationship between psychology and linguistics, especially the post-Wittgensteinian "turn to language."...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Psychology Press

  3. Routes to Language

    Studies in Honor of Melissa Bowerman

    Edited by Virginia C. Mueller Gathercole

    This volume contains contributions from leaders in the field of child language in honor of one of the preeminent scholars in the field of child language acquisition, Melissa Bowerman. Melissa Bowerman has had a profound, widespread, and enduring influence on research conducted in the field for...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Psychology Press

  4. Children's Language

    Volume 11: Interactional Contributions To Language Development

    Edited by Keith E. Nelson, Ayhan Aksu-Ko‡, Carolyn E. Johnson, Ayhan Aksu-Koc

    These volumes present coherent sets of papers developed along two of the thematic lines that underscored the program of the meeting of the International Association for the Study of Child Language in Istanbul in the summer of 1996. Thoroughly reviewed and updated to reflect the state of child...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Psychology Press

  5. Biology and Knowledge Revisited

    From Neurogenesis to Psychogenesis

    Edited by Sue Taylor Parker, Jonas Langer, Constance Milbrath

    Series: Jean Piaget Symposia Series

    Based on the Annual Symposium of the Jean Piaget Society, Biology and Knowledge Revisited focuses on the classic issue of the relationship between nature and nurture in cognitive and linguistic development, and their neurological substrates. Contributors trace the history of ideas concerning the...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Psychology Press

  6. Ultimate Attainment in Second Language Acquisition

    A Case Study

    By Donna Lardiere

    The first book-length treatment of its type, Ultimate Attainment in Second Language Acquisition is a case study with a solid theoretical grounding that examines the language of an immigrant learner of English, and thereby presents a much needed understanding of the linguistic competence of second...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Age of Acquisition Effects in Word and Object Processing

    A Special Issue of Visual Cognition

    Edited by Chris Barry, Robert A. Johnston

    Models of word and object processing have been informed by experimental data relating to the effects of important marker variables, particularly word frequency. In recent times, however, the role of word frequency has come to be questioned due to the demonstration of the impact of a correlated...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Psychology Press

  8. Children's Language

    Volume 8

    Edited by Keith E. Nelson, Zita R‚ger

    Each child is spoken to by genetic heritage and by the rich current set of interactional environments -- familial, local community, and broader cultural voices. Using past structures and paradigms of scholarship, scholars seek to understand what the child achieves in language and how. The tools...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Psychology Press

  9. Children’s Play, Pretence, and Story

    Studies in Culture, Context, and ASD

    By Susan Louise Douglas

    Children's Play, Pretence, and Story explores how storytelling and pretence interconnect, diverge, and influence each other in the course of development—both in neurotypical children and in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This is the first collection to integrate these topics within a...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Psychology Press

  10. Poetry Out Loud and Learning to Read

    By Kate Prentice, Usha Claire Goswami

    Series: Essays in Developmental Psychology

    To Be Published November 1st 2015 by Psychology Press