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  1. Constraints on Language Acquisition

    Studies of Atypical Children

    Edited by Helen Tager-Flusberg

    After decades of research most scholars generally agree that language acquisition is a complex and multifaceted process that involves the interaction of innate biologically-based mechanisms devoted to language, other non-linguistic cognitive and social mechanisms, linguistic input, and information...

    Published October 31st 1993 by Psychology Press

  2. Language Development In Exceptional Circumstances

    Edited by Dorothy Bishop, K. Mogford

    Ever since attempts were made to describe and explain normal language development, references to exceptional circumstances have been made. Variations in the conditions under which language is acquired can be regarded as natural experiments, which would not be feasible or ethical under normal...

    Published March 1st 1993 by Psychology Press

  3. The Crosslinguistic Study of Language Acquisition

    Volume 3

    Edited by Dan Isaac Slobin

    Extending the tradition of this series, which has become a standard reference work in language acquisition, this volume contains chapters on seven more languages, including a section on ergative languages. Languages in this volume include:* Georgian* Greenlandic* K'iche Mayan*Warlpiri* Mandarin*...

    Published September 30th 1992 by Psychology Press

  4. Language Experience and Early Language Development

    From Input to Uptake

    By Margaret Harris

    Series: Essays in Developmental Psychology

    Addresses one debate in language development, namely the relationship between children's language development and their language experience....

    Published August 24th 1992 by Psychology Press

  5. Rediscovering Interlanguage

    By Larry Selinker, William E. Rutherford

    Series: Applied Linguistics and Language Study

    An account of the development of research and thinking in the field of learner language. Draws on wide-ranging research into contrastive analysis, bilingualism, theoretical linguistics and experimental psychology....

    Published February 9th 1992 by Routledge

  6. Private Speech

    From Social Interaction To Self-regulation

    Edited by Rafael M. Diaz, Laura E. Berk, Rafael Diaz

    Since the publication of Vygotsky’s Thought and Language in the United States, a number of North American and European investigators have conducted systematic observations of children’s spontaneous private speech, giving substantial support to Vygotsky’s major hypotheses —...

    Published November 30th 1991 by Psychology Press

  7. Bridges Between Psychology and Linguistics

    A Swarthmore Festschrift for Lila Gleitman

    Edited by Donna Jo Napoli, Judy Anne Kegl, Judy Kegl

    Written as a tribute to Lila Gleitman, an influential pioneer in first language acquisition and reading studies, this significant book clearly establishes the relationships between psychology and linguistics. It begins with a thorough examination of issues in developmental psychology, continues...

    Published September 30th 1991 by Psychology Press

  8. Lexical Acquisition

    Exploiting On-line Resources To Build A Lexicon

    Edited by Uri Zernik

    On-line information -- and free text in particular -- has emerged as a major, yet unexploited, resource available in raw form. Available, but not accessible. The lexicon provides the major key for enabling accessibility to on-line text. The expert contributors to this book explore the range of...

    Published June 30th 1991 by Psychology Press

  9. Phonological Skills and Learning to Read

    By Peter Bryant, Usha Goswami

    Series: Essays in Developmental Psychology

    This book sets out to integrate recent exciting research on the precursors of reading and early reading strategies adopted by children in the classroom. It aims to develop a theory about why early phonological skills are crucial in learning to read, and shows how phonological knowledge about rhymes...

    Published December 24th 1990 by Psychology Press

  10. The Communicative Competence of Young Children

    A Modular Approach

    By Susan H. Foster

    Series: Studies in Language and Linguistics

    How children first acquire language is one of the central issues in linguistics. This book draws on a wide range of research, including work in developmental psychology, anthropology and sociology, to explore the processes behind child language acquisition to the preschool period....

    Published November 11th 1990 by Routledge