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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Language Competence Across Populations

    Toward a Definition of Specific Language Impairment

    Edited by Yonata Levy, Jeannette C. Schaeffer

    This unique, edited book bridges studies in language disorders and linguistic theory with timely contributions from leading scholars in language development. It presents an attempt to define Specific Language Impairment, relating it to children of normal and disordered language capabilities. The...

    Published May 2nd 2013 by Psychology Press

  6. Twenty-First Century Psycholinguistics

    Four Cornerstones

    Edited by Anne Cutler

    Psycholinguistics is an interdisciplinary field, and hence relationships are at its heart. First and foremost is the relationship between its two parent disciplines, psychology and linguistics, a relationship which has changed and advanced over the half century of the field's independent existence....

    Published April 30th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Dialogue With Bakhtin on Second and Foreign Language Learning

    New Perspectives

    Edited by Joan Kelly Hall, Gergana Vitanova, Ludmila A. Marchenkova

    This volume is the first to explore links between the Russian linguist Mikhail Bakhtin's theoretical insights about language and practical concerns with second and foreign language learning and teaching. Situated within a strong conceptual framework and drawing from a rich empirical base, it...

    Published April 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  8. From Orthography to Pedagogy

    Essays in Honor of Richard L. Venezky

    Edited by Thomas R. Trabasso, John P. Sabatini, Dominic W. Massaro, Robert Calfee

    From Orthography to Pedagogy pays tribute to Richard L. Venezky's work and influence on reading, linguistics, and computer science. This book catalogs findings related to speech and language development, reading and spelling's role in infant speech development, and the present and future advances...

    Published February 4th 2013 by Psychology Press

  9. Cognitive Development

    An Advanced Textbook

    Edited by Marc H. Bornstein, Michael E. Lamb

    This new text consists of parts of Bornstein and Lamb’s Developmental Science, 6th edition along with new introductory material that as a whole provides a cutting edge and comprehensive overview of cognitive development. Each of the world-renowned contributors masterfully introduces the...

    Published March 24th 2011 by Psychology Press

  10. The Role of Formal Features in Second Language Acquisition

    Edited by Juana Liceras, Helmut Zobl, Helen Goodluck

    Series: Second Language Acquisition Research Series

    Using Chomsky's minimalist program as a framework, this volume explores the role of formal (or functional) features in current descriptions and accounts of language acquistion. In engaging, up-to-date articles, distinguished experts examine the role of features in current versions of...

    Published August 12th 2010 by Routledge