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  1. Trust and Skepticism

    Children's selective learning from testimony

    Edited by Elizabeth J. Robinson, Shiri Einav

    Series: Current Issues in Developmental Psychology

    Children learn a great deal from other people, including history, science and religion, as well as language itself. Although our informants are usually well-intentioned, they can be wrong, and sometimes people deceive deliberately. As soon as children can learn from what others tell them, they...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Handbook of Orthography and Literacy

    Edited by R. Malatesha Joshi, P.G. Aaron

    Until about two decades ago, the study of writing systems and their relationship to literacy acquisition was sparse and generally modeled after studies of English language learners. This situation is now changing. As the worldwide demand for literacy continues to grow, researchers from different...

    Published January 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Crosslinguistic Perspectives on Argument Structure

    Implications for Learnability

    Edited by Melissa Bowerman, Penelope Brown

    This book offers a unique interdisciplinary perspective on argument structure and its role in language acquisition. Drawing on a broad range of crosslinguistic data, this volume shows that languages are much more diverse in their argument structure properties than has been realized. The volume is...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Second Language Acquisition and the Critical Period Hypothesis

    Edited by David Birdsong

    Series: Second Language Acquisition Research Series

    Second Language Acquisition and the Critical Period Hypothesis is the only book on the market to provide a diverse collection of perspectives, from experienced researchers, on the role of the Critical Period Hypothesis in second language acquisition. It is widely believed that age effects in both...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Brain Evolution, Language and Psychopathology in Schizophrenia

    Edited by Paolo Brambilla, Andrea Marini

    Series: Explorations in Mental Health

    This book provides a comprehensive review of new developments in the study of language processing and related neural networks in schizophrenia by addressing the complex link between psychopathology, language and evolution at different levels of analysis. Psychopathological symptoms in...

    Published October 20th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Bilingualism and Language Disability (PLE: Psycholinguistics)

    Assessment and Remediation

    Edited by Nick Miller

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Psycholinguistics

    Society is becoming increasingly multi-lingual and this presents monolingual professionals, particularly those in special education and speech pathology, with severe problems. Is the language delay in a child from a bilingual environment a result of this background or is there a specific speech...

    Published August 20th 2013 by Psychology Press

  7. Children's Language

    Volume 10: Developing Narrative and Discourse Competence

    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...

    Published July 17th 2013 by Psychology Press

  8. Uncommon Understanding (Classic Edition)

    Development and disorders of language comprehension in children

    By Dorothy Bishop

    Series: Psychology Press Classic Editions

    This is a Classic Edition of Dorothy Bishop's award-winning textbook on the development of language comprehension, which has been in print since 1997, and now includes a new introduction from the author. The book won the British Psychological Society book award in 1999, and is now widely seen as a...

    Published July 14th 2013 by Psychology Press

  9. The Development of the Mediated Mind

    Sociocultural Context and Cognitive Development

    Edited by Joan M. Lucariello, Judith A. Hudson, Robyn Fivush, Patricia J. Bauer

    This volume is a festschrift for Katherine Nelson, an NYU professor who was a pioneer in infant perception and memory. The "mediated mind" is a term coined by Dr. Nelson and it refers to how cognitive development is mediated by the sociocultural context, including language and social interaction....

    Published July 8th 2013 by Psychology Press

  10. Kids' Slips

    What Young Children's Slips of the Tongue Reveal About Language Development

    By Jeri J. Jaeger

    The study of speech errors, or "slips of the tongue," is a time-honored methodology which serves as a window to the representation and processing of language and has proven to be the most reliable source of data for building theories of speech production planning. However, until Kids' Slips, there...

    Published June 2nd 2013 by Psychology Press