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  1. Single-Word Reading

    Behavioral and Biological Perspectives

    Edited by Elena L. Grigorenko, Adam J. Naples

    Series: New Directions in Communication Disorders Research

    As the first title in the new series, New Directions in Communication Disorders Research: Integrative Approaches, this volume discusses a unique phenomenon in cognitive science, single-word reading, which is an essential element in successful reading competence. Single-word reading is an...

    Published November 9th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Unusual Productions in Phonology

    Universals and Language-Specific Considerations

    Edited by Mehmet Yavas

    Series: Language and Speech Disorders

    The universalist view that acquisition of phonology is guided by universal principles has been the dominant position for decades. More recently, an alternative view has brought into focus the relationship between developmental markedness and language-specific input frequencies. With...

    Published November 4th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Relating Events in Narrative, Volume 2

    Typological and Contextual Perspectives

    Edited by Sven Str”mqvist, Ludo Verhoeven, Sven Stromqvist

    Relating Events in Narrative, Volume 2: Typological and Contextual Perspectives edited by Sven Strömqvist and Ludo Verhoeven, is the much anticipated follow-up volume to Ruth Berman and Dan Slobin's successful "frog-story studies" book, Relating Events in Narrative: A Crosslinguistic...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. Language Acquisition By Eye

    Edited by Charlene Chamberlain, Jill P. Morford, Rachel I. Mayberry

    This book focuses on the early acquisition of signed languages and the later development of reading by children who use signed languages. It represents the first collection of research papers focused solely on the acquisition of various signed languages by very young children--all of whom are...

    Published August 11th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. 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

  6. The New Psychology of Language

    Cognitive and Functional Approaches to Language Structure, Volume II

    Edited by Michael Tomasello

    Series: Psychology Press & Routledge 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

  7. 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

  8. The New Psychology of Language

    Cognitive and Functional Approaches to Language Structure, Volume I

    Edited by Michael Tomasello

    Series: Psychology Press & Routledge 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

  9. 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

  10. 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