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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 116 new and published books in the subject of Speech & Language Disorders — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Automaticity and Control in Language Processing

    Edited by Antje Meyer, Linda Wheeldon, Andrea Krott

    Series: Advances in Behavioural Brain Science

    The use of language is a fundamental component of much of our day-to-day life. Language often co-occurs with other activities with which it must be coordinated. This raises the question of whether the cognitive processes involved in planning spoken utterances and in understanding them are...

    Published November 1st 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Milestones in the History of Aphasia

    Theories and Protagonists

    By Juergen Tesak, Chris Code

    Series: Brain, Behaviour and Cognition

    Milestones in the History of Aphasia surveys the history of aphasia from its earliest mentions in ancient times, to the turn of the new millennium in 2000. The book takes a predominantly chronological approach starting with an examination of the earliest medical documents and medieval attempts to...

    Published November 1st 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. The Science of Aphasia Rehabilitation

    Edited by Chris Code, Donald B. Freed

    This book examines the rehabilitation of language disorders in adults, presenting new research, as well as expert insights and perspectives, into this area. The first chapter presents a study on personalised cueing to enhance word finding. Cynthia K. Thompson and her colleagues contribute a chapter...

    Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Foreign Accent Syndromes

    The stories people have to tell

    By Jack Ryalls, Nick Miller

    What does it feel like to wake up one day speaking with a foreign accent from a country one has never visited? Why does someone wake up doing this? This book seeks to portray the broad and diverse experiences of individuals with a rare neurological speech disorder called Foreign Accent Syndrome (...

    Published August 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. The Aphasia Therapy File

    Volume 2

    Edited by Sally Byng, Judith Felson Duchan, Carole Pound

    The Aphasia Therapy Files represent a practical resource for people who work with individuals with aphasia, either as therapists or as researchers. An overview of issues associated with current practices is combined with a study of the practicalities of determining, designing and implementing...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Listening to Speech

    An Auditory Perspective

    Edited by Steven Greenberg, William Ainsworth

    The human species is largely defined by its use of spoken language, so integral is speech communication to behavior and social interaction. Despite its importance in everyday life, comparatively little is known about the auditory mechanisms that underlie the ability to understand language. The...

    Published August 12th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. Developmental Language Disorders

    From Phenotypes to Etiologies

    Edited by Mabel L. Rice, Steven F. Warren

    Developmental Language Disorders: From Phenotypes to Etiologies is based on the recent conference of the same name sponsored by the Merrill Advanced Studies Center of the University of Kansas. In the past 10 years, considerable advances have taken place in our understanding of genetic and...

    Published August 12th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. Foreign Vocabulary in Sign Languages

    A Cross-Linguistic Investigation of Word Formation

    Edited by Diane Brentari

    This book takes a close look at the ways that five sign languages borrow elements from the surrounding, dominant spoken language community where each is situated. It offers careful analyses of semantic, morphosyntactic, and phonological adaption of forms taken from a source language (in this case a...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. Approaches to Discourse in Dementia

    By Jacqueline A. Guendouzi, Nicole Muller

    The qualitative analysis of naturally occurring discourse in neurogenic communication disorders, specifically in dementia studies, has experienced recent burgeoning interest from wide-ranging disciplines. This multidisciplinarity has been exciting, but has added contextual confusion. This book...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. Psychological Perspectives on Deafness

    Volume II

    Edited by Marc Marschark, M. Diane Clark

    This edited volume picks up where Psychological Perspectives on Deafness, Volume 1 ended. Composed of review chapters that reflect cutting-edge views from well-known international researchers within the field, this book surveys issues within the field of deafness, such as cognition, learning...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Psychology Press