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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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 7th 2008 by Taylor & Francis

  7. 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 26th 2007 by Routledge

  8. 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 25th 2007 by Routledge

  9. 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 29th 2007 by Psychology Press

  10. 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 20th 2006 by Routledge