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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Foreign Language Learning

    Psycholinguistic Studies on Training and Retention

    Edited by Alice F. Healy, Lyle E. Bourne, Jr.

    Based on a research project funded by the Army Research Institute, Foreign Language Learning reports original empirical and theoretical research on foreign language acquisition and makes recommendations about applications to foreign language instruction. The ultimate goal of this project was to...

    Published September 30th 1998 by Psychology Press

  5. The New Psychology of Language

    Cognitive and Functional Approaches To Language Structure, Volume I

    Edited by Michael Tomasello

    This book, which gathers in one place the theories of 10 leading cognitive and functional linguists, represents a new approach that may define the next era in the history of psychology: It promises to give psychologists a new appreciation of what this variety of linguistics can offer their study of...

    Published June 30th 1998 by Psychology Press

  6. Mental Logic

    Edited by Martin D.S. Braine, David P. O'Brien, Martin Braine

    Over the past decade, the question of whether there is a mental logic has become subject to considerable debate. There have been attacks by critics who believe that all reasoning uses mental models and return attacks on mental-models theory. This controversy has invaded various journals and has...

    Published March 31st 1998 by Psychology Press

  7. Uncommon Understanding

    Development and Disorders of Language Comprehension in Children

    By Dorothy V.M. Bishop

    A great deal has been written on how children learn to speak, but development of language comprehension has been a relatively neglected topic. This book is unique in integrating research in language acquisition, psycholinguistics and neuropsychology to give a comprehensive picture of the process we...

    Published February 26th 1998 by Psychology Press

  8. The Generative Study of Second Language Acquisition

    Edited by Suzanne Flynn, Gita Martohardjono, Wayne O'Neil

    The vast majority of work in theoretical linguistics from a generative perspective is based on first language acquisition and performance. The vast majority of work on second language acquisition is carried out by scholars and educators working within approaches other than that of generative...

    Published December 31st 1997 by Psychology Press

  9. Effective Speech-language Pathology

    A Cognitive Socialization Approach

    By John R. Muma

    This book is the first to summarize the voluminous literature on the development of cognitive, codification, language, and expressive/affective (CCCE) skills from a clinical standpoint. Emphasizing the need to ground services in research and theory, the author constructs three basic clinical models...

    Published November 30th 1997 by Psychology Press

  10. The Crosslinguistic Study of Language Acquisition

    Volume 4

    Edited by Dan Isaac Slobin

    Continuing the tradition of this series, which has become a standard reference work in language acquisition, Volume 4 contains chapters on three additional languages/language groups--Finnish, Greek, and Korean. The chapters are selective, critical reviews rather than exhaustive summaries of the...

    Published October 31st 1997 by Psychology Press