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  1. The Emergence of Language

    Edited by Brian MacWhinney

    Series: Carnegie Mellon Symposia on Cognition Series

    For nearly four centuries, our understanding of human development has been controlled by the debate between nativism and empiricism. Nowhere has the contrast between these apparent alternatives been sharper than in the study of language acquisition. However, as more is learned about the details of...

    Published February 1st 1999 by Psychology Press

  2. The New Psychology of Language

    Cognitive and Functional Approaches To Language Structure, Volume I

    Edited by Michael Tomasello

    This book, which gathers in one place the theories of 10 leading cognitive and functional linguists, represents a new approach that may define the next era in the history of psychology: It promises to give psychologists a new appreciation of what this variety of linguistics can offer their study of...

    Published July 1st 1998 by Psychology Press

  3. Uncommon Understanding

    Development and Disorders of Language Comprehension in Children

    By Dorothy V.M. Bishop

    A great deal has been written on how children learn to speak, but development of language comprehension has been a relatively neglected topic. This book is unique in integrating research in language acquisition, psycholinguistics and neuropsychology to give a comprehensive picture of the process we...

    Published February 27th 1998 by Psychology Press

  4. The Generative Study of Second Language Acquisition

    Edited by Suzanne Flynn, Gita Martohardjono, Wayne O'Neil

    The vast majority of work in theoretical linguistics from a generative perspective is based on first language acquisition and performance. The vast majority of work on second language acquisition is carried out by scholars and educators working within approaches other than that of generative...

    Published January 1st 1998 by Psychology Press

  5. Effective Speech-language Pathology

    A Cognitive Socialization Approach

    By John R. Muma

    This book is the first to summarize the voluminous literature on the development of cognitive, codification, language, and expressive/affective (CCCE) skills from a clinical standpoint. Emphasizing the need to ground services in research and theory, the author constructs three basic clinical models...

    Published December 1st 1997 by Psychology Press

  6. The Crosslinguistic Study of Language Acquisition

    Volume 4

    Edited by Dan Isaac Slobin

    Continuing the tradition of this series, which has become a standard reference work in language acquisition, Volume 4 contains chapters on three additional languages/language groups--Finnish, Greek, and Korean. The chapters are selective, critical reviews rather than exhaustive summaries of the...

    Published November 1st 1997 by Psychology Press

  7. The Crosslinguistic Study of Language Acquisition

    Volume 5: Expanding the Contexts

    Edited by Dan Isaac Slobin

    In this final volume in the series, the contributors attempt to "expand the contexts" in which child language has been examined crosslinguistically. The chapters build on themes that have been touched on, anticipated, and promised in earlier volumes in the series. The study of child language has...

    Published November 1st 1997 by Psychology Press

  8. Narrative Development

    Six Approaches

    Edited by Michael Bamberg

    Growing out of an International Society of the Study of Behavioral Development-sponsored symposium, this book discusses the basic assumptions that led the contributors to conduct research in the field of narrative development. This collection gathers their research reflections and varying...

    Published August 1st 1997 by Routledge

  9. The Multilingual Self

    An Inquiry Into Language Learning

    By Natasha Lvovich

    This book relates the author's stories about how languages have integrated her being, and defined and formed her sense of self. The idea of writing autobiographical stories of her multilingual life came from her long-term commitment to foreign language teaching and from a recent, extremely rich and...

    Published April 1st 1997 by Routledge

  10. Input, Interaction, and the Second Language Learner

    By Susan M. Gass

    This volume provides a definitive view of the relationship between input, interaction, and second language acquisition. In so doing, it should prove useful to those whose major concern is with the acquisition of a second or foreign language as well as for those who are primarily interested in these...

    Published April 1st 1997 by Routledge