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  1. The Syllable in Speech Production

    Perspectives on the Frame Content Theory

    Edited by Barbara L. Davis, Krisztina Zajdo

    As a testament to the scope of Peter MacNeilage’s scholarly work across his 40 year career, contributions to this tribute volume represent a broad spectrum of the seminal issues addressed by phonetic and evolutionary science over a number of years. Approaches to the problems raised by attempting to...

    Published February 8th 2008 by Taylor & Francis

  2. Scientific Realism in Studies of Reading

    Edited by Alan D. Flurkey, Eric J. Paulson, Kenneth S. Goodman

    This book provides research-based insights that deepen and broaden current understandings of the nature of reading. Informed by psycholinguistic and sociolinguistic views of reading-as-meaning-construction, the studies build on principles of scientific realism – an approach to inquiry that...

    Published November 27th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Single-Word Reading

    Behavioral and Biological Perspectives

    Edited by Elena L. Grigorenko, Adam J. Naples

    Series: New Directions in Communication Disorders Research

    As the first title in the new series, New Directions in Communication Disorders Research: Integrative Approaches, this volume discusses a unique phenomenon in cognitive science, single-word reading, which is an essential element in successful reading competence. Single-word reading is an...

    Published August 24th 2007 by Psychology Press

  4. Play and Literacy in Early Childhood

    Research From Multiple Perspectives, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Kathleen A. Roskos, James F. Christie

    This volume presents studies and research syntheses on the significance of play in the literacy development of young children and pushes the study of play and literacy into new areas. Children’s play is under serious attack that puts it in a precarious position in today’s brave new world dominated...

    Published June 26th 2007 by Routledge

  5. The Gestural Communication of Apes and Monkeys

    Edited by Josep Call, Michael Tomasello

    The Gestural Communication of Apes and Monkeys is an intriguing compilation of naturalistic and experimental research conducted over the course of 20 years on gestural communication in primates, as well as a comparison to what is known about the vocal communication of nonhuman primates. The editors...

    Published January 30th 2007 by Psychology Press

  6. The Bilingualism Reader

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Li Wei

    The Bilingualism Reader is the definitive reader for the study of bilingualism. Designed as an integrated and structured student resource it provides invaluable editorial material that guides the reader through different sections and covers: definitions and typology of bilingualism language...

    Published December 21st 2006 by Routledge

  7. Ultimate Attainment in Second Language Acquisition

    A Case Study

    By Donna Lardiere

    The first book-length treatment of its type, Ultimate Attainment in Second Language Acquisition is a case study with a solid theoretical grounding that examines the language of an immigrant learner of English, and thereby presents a much needed understanding of the linguistic competence of second...

    Published September 6th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Language Assessment and Language Acquisition: A Cross-Linguistics Perspective

    A Special Issue of Language Assessment Quarterly

    Edited by Antony John Kunnan

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 1st 2006 by Psychology Press

  9. Improving Literacy by Teaching Morphemes

    By Terezinha Nunes, Peter Bryant

    Series: Improving Learning

    With reports from several studies showing the benefits of teaching young children about morphemes, this book is essential reading for anyone concerned with helping children to read and write. By breaking words down into chunks of meaning that can be analyzed as complete units rather...

    Published July 20th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Age of Acquisition Effects in Word and Object Processing

    A Special Issue of Visual Cognition

    Edited by Chris Barry, Robert A. Johnston

    Series: Special Issues of Visual Cognition

    Models of word and object processing have been informed by experimental data relating to the effects of important marker variables, particularly word frequency. In recent times, however, the role of word frequency has come to be questioned due to the demonstration of the impact of a correlated...

    Published June 22nd 2006 by Psychology Press