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  1. The Childes Project

    Tools for Analyzing Talk, Volume II: the Database, 3rd Edition

    By Brian MacWhinney

    Volume I is the first of two volumes that document the three components of the CHILDES Project. It is divided into two parts which provide an introduction to the use of computational tools for studying language learning. The first part is the CHAT manual, which describes the conventions and...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. The New Psychology of Language

    Cognitive and Functional Approaches to Language Structure, Volume II

    Edited by Michael Tomasello

    Series: Psychology Press Classic Editions

    From the point of view of psychology and cognitive science, much of modern linguistics is too formal and mathematical to be of much use. The New Psychology of Language volumes broke new ground by introducing functional and cognitive approaches to language structure in terms already familiar to...

    Published June 1st 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. The Childes Project

    Tools for Analyzing Talk, Volume I: Transcription format and Programs, 3rd Edition

    By Brian MacWhinney

    Volume I is the first of two volumes that document the three components of the CHILDES Project. It is divided into two parts which provide an introduction to the use of computational tools for studying language learning. The first part is the CHAT manual, which describes the conventions and...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. The New Psychology of Language

    Cognitive and Functional Approaches to Language Structure, Volume I

    Edited by Michael Tomasello

    Series: Psychology Press Classic Editions

    From the point of view of psychology and cognitive science, much of modern linguistics is too formal and mathematical to be of much use. The New Psychology of Language volumes broke new ground by introducing functional and cognitive approaches to language structure in terms already familiar...

    Published May 27th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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