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  1. The Childes Project

    Tools for Analyzing Talk, Volume I: Transcription format and Programs, 3rd Edition

    By Brian MacWhinney

    Volume I is the first of two volumes that document the three components of the CHILDES Project. It is divided into two parts which provide an introduction to the use of computational tools for studying language learning. The first part is the CHAT manual, which describes the conventions and...

    Published March 31st 2000 by Psychology Press

  2. The Childes Project

    Tools for Analyzing Talk, Volume II: the Database, 3rd Edition

    By Brian MacWhinney

    Volume I is the first of two volumes that document the three components of the CHILDES Project. It is divided into two parts which provide an introduction to the use of computational tools for studying language learning. The first part is the CHAT manual, which describes the conventions and...

    Published March 31st 2000 by Psychology Press

  3. The Emergence of the Speech Capacity

    By D. Kimbrough Oller

    Recent studies of vocal development in infants have shed new light on old questions of how the speech capacity is founded and how it may have evolved in the human species. Vocalizations in the very first months of life appear to provide previously unrecognized clues to the earliest steps in the...

    Published December 31st 1999 by Psychology Press

  4. Methods for Studying Language Production

    Edited by Lise Menn, Nan Bernstein Ratner

    In this volume, which simultaneously honors the career contributions of Jean Berko Gleason and provides an overview of a broad and increasingly important research area, a panel of highly productive language researchers share and evaluate methods of eliciting and analyzing language production across...

    Published September 30th 1999 by Psychology Press

  5. Language Development and Social Interaction in Blind Children

    By Miguel Perez-Pereira, Gina Conti-Ramsden

    Series: Essays in Developmental Psychology

    This book provides an up-to-date account of blind children's developing communicative abilities with particular emphasis on social cognition and language acquisition from infancy to early school age. It purports to foster dialogue between those interested in the study of typically developing...

    Published September 8th 1999 by Psychology Press

  6. The Development of Language

    Edited by Martyn Barrett

    Series: Studies in Developmental Psychology

    This book presents a general overview of our current knowledge of language development in children. All the principal strands of language development are covered, including phonological, lexical, syntactic and pragmatic development; bilingualism; precursors to language development in infancy; and...

    Published September 1st 1999 by Psychology Press

  7. Language Acquisition By Eye

    Edited by Charlene Chamberlain, Jill P. Morford, Rachel I. Mayberry

    This book focuses on the early acquisition of signed languages and the later development of reading by children who use signed languages. It represents the first collection of research papers focused solely on the acquisition of various signed languages by very young children--all of whom are...

    Published July 31st 1999 by Psychology Press

  8. Child Language

    2nd Edition

    By Jean Stilwell Peccei

    Series: Language Workbooks

    Building on the established strengths of the first edition, Child Language has now been fully updated and includes some basic theory content, more exercises and summaries at the end of each unit. Child Language:* introduces students to key areas involved in the study of children's language:...

    Published April 21st 1999 by Routledge

  9. Stuttering Research and Practice

    Bridging the Gap

    Edited by Nan Bernstein Ratner, E. Charles Healey

    Current approaches to treating stuttering do not reflect the new understanding of its nature which has emerged from recent studies. This book brings together speech scientists and clinicians to discuss the best ways to close the perceived gap and maximize the effectiveness of treatment. Together,...

    Published January 31st 1999 by Psychology Press

  10. The Emergence of Language

    Edited by Brian MacWhinney

    Series: Carnegie Mellon Symposia on Cognition Series

    For nearly four centuries, our understanding of human development has been controlled by the debate between nativism and empiricism. Nowhere has the contrast between these apparent alternatives been sharper than in the study of language acquisition. However, as more is learned about the details of...

    Published January 31st 1999 by Psychology Press