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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Handbook of Child Language Disorders

    Edited by Richard G. Schwartz

    The Handbook of Child Language Disorders provides an in-depth, comprehensive, and state-of-the-art review of current research concerning the nature, assessment, and remediation of language disorders in children. The book includes chapters focusing on specific groups of childhood...

    Published September 8th 2008 by Psychology Press

  9. Understanding Developmental Language Disorders

    From Theory to Practice

    Edited by Courtenay Frazier Norbury, J. Bruce Tomblin, Dorothy V.M. Bishop

    Developmental language disorders (DLD) occur when a child fails to develop his or her native language often for no apparent reason. Delayed development of speech and/or language is one of the most common reasons for parents of preschool children to seek the advice of their family doctor. Although...

    Published June 30th 2008 by Psychology Press

  10. An Introduction to Foreign Language Learning and Teaching

    2nd Edition

    By Keith Johnson

    Series: Learning about Language

    An Introduction to Foreign Language Learning and Teaching presents an engaging, student-friendly guide to the fields of foreign language learning and teaching. For students beginning their study of these fields, the book provides essential background information, dealing with language learning and...

    Published June 18th 2008 by Routledge