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  1. Dialogue and Dementia

    Cognitive and Communicative Resources for Engagement

    Edited by Robert W. Schrauf, Nicole Müller

    Series: Language and Speech Disorders

    This volume takes the positive view that conversation between persons with dementia and their interlocutors is a privileged site for ongoing cognitive engagement. The book aims to identify and describe specific linguistic devices or strategies at the level of turn-by-turn talk that promote and...

    Published December 3rd 2013 by Psychology Press

  2. The Sense of Hearing

    Second Edition

    By Christopher J. Plack

    The Sense of Hearing is a truly accessible introduction to auditory perception that is intended for students approaching the subject for the first time, and as a foundation for more advanced study. The second edition has been thoroughly revised throughout, and included new chapters on music,...

    Published November 18th 2013 by Psychology Press

  3. Social and Communication Disorders Following Traumatic Brain Injury

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Skye McDonald, Leanne Togher, Chris Code

    Series: Brain, Behaviour and Cognition

    Traumatic brain injury (TBI) can seriously disrupt the social and communication skills that are basic requirements for everyday life. It is the loss of these interpersonal skills that can be the most devastating for people with TBI and their families. Although there are many books that focus upon...

    Published November 7th 2013 by Psychology Press

  4. Challenging Aphasia Therapies

    Broadening the Discourse and Extending the Boundaries

    Edited by Judith Felson Duchan, Sally Byng

    Challenging Aphasia Therapies presents an entirely new approach to thinking on the subject of aphasia therapy by liberating it from traditional models. This is achieved through a process of reflection in which many assumptions previously taken for granted are challenged and reassessed....

    Published October 16th 2013 by Psychology Press

  5. Foreign Accent

    The Ontogeny and Phylogeny of Second Language Phonology

    By Roy C. Major

    Series: Second Language Acquisition Research Series

    Even though second-language learners may master the grammar and vocabulary of the new languages, they almost never achieve a native phonology (accent). Scholars and professionals dealing with second-language learners would agree that this is one of the most persistent challenges they face. Now,...

    Published October 7th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Life After Brain Injury

    Survivors' Stories

    By Barbara A. Wilson, Jill Winegardner, Fiona Ashworth

    This is the first book of its kind to include the personal accounts of people who have survived injury to the brain, along with professional therapists' reports of their progress through rehabilitation. The paintings and stories of survivors combine with experts' discussions of the theory and...

    Published August 27th 2013 by Psychology Press

  7. Handbook of Qualitative Research in Communication Disorders

    Edited by Martin J. Ball, Nicole Müller, Ryan L. Nelson

    Series: Language and Speech Disorders

    This volume provides a comprehensive and in-depth handbook of qualitative research in the field of communication disorders. It introduces and illustrates the wide range of qualitative paradigms that have been used in recent years to investigate various aspects of communication disorders. The first...

    Published August 19th 2013 by Psychology Press

  8. Uncommon Understanding (Classic Edition)

    Development and disorders of language comprehension in children

    By Dorothy V. M. Bishop

    Series: Psychology Press & Routledge Classic Editions

    This is a Classic Edition of Dorothy Bishop's award-winning textbook on the development of language comprehension, which has been in print since 1997, and now includes a new introduction from the author. The book won the British Psychological Society book award in 1999, and is now widely seen as a...

    Published July 15th 2013 by Psychology Press

  9. Fluency in Reading

    Synchronization of Processes

    By Zvia Breznitz

    This is the first book to examine in-depth the crucial role of the speed of information processing in the brain in determining reading fluency in both normal and dyslexic readers.Part I explains fluency in reading from both traditional and modern perspectives. Fluency has historically been viewed...

    Published July 9th 2013 by Routledge

  10. An Emergence Approach to Speech Acquisition

    Doing and Knowing

    By Barbara L. Davis, Lisa M. Bedore

    The central assertion in this volume is that the young child uses general skills, scaffolded by adults, to acquire the complex knowledge of sound patterns and the goal-directed behaviors for communicating ideas through language and producing speech. A child’s acquisition of phonology is seen...

    Published May 13th 2013 by Psychology Press