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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Language Production Across the Life Span

    A Special Issue of Language And Cognitive Processes

    Edited by Antje Meyer, Linda Wheeldon

    Series: Special Issues of Language and Cognitive Processes

    Most current theories of lexical access in speech production are designed to capture the behaviour of young adults – typically college students. However, young adults represent a minority of the world’s speakers. For theories of speech production, the question arises of how the young adults’ speech...

    Published April 8th 2009 by Psychology Press

  7. Language Development Over the Lifespan

    By Kees de Bot, Robert W. Schrauf

    Language Development Over the Lifespan is a reference resource for those conducting research on language development and the aging process, and a supplementary textbook for courses in applied linguistics/bilingualism programs that focus on language attrition/aging and adult literacy...

    Published February 9th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Crosslinguistic Approaches to the Psychology of Language

    Research in the Tradition of Dan Isaac Slobin

    Edited by Jiansheng Guo, Elena Lieven, Nancy Budwig, Susan Ervin-Tripp, Keiko Nakamura, Seyda Ozcaliskan

    Series: Psychology Press Festschrift Series

    This volume covers state-of-the-art research in the field of crosslinguistic approaches to the psychology of language. The forty chapters cover a wide range of topics that represent the many research interests of a pioneer, Dan Isaac Slobin, who has been a major intellectual and creative force in...

    Published December 21st 2008 by Psychology Press

  9. Routes to Language

    Studies in Honor of Melissa Bowerman

    Edited by Virginia C. Mueller Gathercole

    Series: Psychology Press Festschrift Series

    This volume contains contributions from leaders in the field of child language in honor of one of the preeminent scholars in the field of child language acquisition, Melissa Bowerman. Melissa Bowerman has had a profound, widespread, and enduring influence on research conducted in the field for...

    Published December 18th 2008 by Psychology Press

  10. Infant Pathways to Language

    Methods, Models, and Research Directions

    Edited by John Colombo, Peggy McCardle, Lisa Freund

    The recent progress in cognitive neuroscience, and the importance of genetic factors and gene-environment interactions in shaping behavioral functions in early childhood, have both underscored the primacy of early experience and development on brain development and function. The contributors to...

    Published October 14th 2008 by Psychology Press