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  1. Language Competence Across Populations

    Toward a Definition of Specific Language Impairment

    Edited by Yonata Levy, Jeannette C. Schaeffer

    This unique, edited book bridges studies in language disorders and linguistic theory with timely contributions from leading scholars in language development. It presents an attempt to define Specific Language Impairment, relating it to children of normal and disordered language capabilities. The...

    Published May 3rd 2013 by Psychology Press

  2. Speech Recognition in Adverse Conditions

    Explorations in Behaviour and Neuroscience

    Edited by Sven Mattys, Ann R. Bradlow, Matthew H. Davis, Sophie Scott

    Series: Special Issues of Language and Cognitive Processes

    Speech recognition in ‘adverse conditions’ has been a familiar area of research in computer science, engineering, and hearing sciences for several decades. In contrast, most psycholinguistic theories of speech recognition are built upon evidence gathered from tasks performed by healthy listeners on...

    Published April 12th 2013 by Psychology Press

  3. Investigations in Clinical Phonetics and Linguistics

    Edited by Fay Windsor, M. Louise Kelly, Nigel Hewlett

    Investigations in Clinical Phonetics and Linguistics is a sequel to the eighth meeting of the International Clinical Phonetics and Linguistics Association, attended by delegates from 26 different countries. This book reflects the scope of the subject area of clinical phonetics and linguistics, the...

    Published January 11th 2013 by Psychology Press

  4. Anomia

    Theoretical and Clinical Aspects

    By Matti Laine, Nadine Martin

    Series: Brain, Behaviour and Cognition

    Naming is a fundamental aspect of language. Word-finding deficit, anomia, is the most common symptom of language dysfunction occurring after brain damage. Besides its practical importance, anomia gives a fascinating view on the inner workings of language in the brain. There has been significant...

    Published November 30th 2012 by Psychology Press

  5. Dyslexia, Reading and the Brain

    A Sourcebook of Psychological and Biological Research

    By Alan Beaton

    Despite the wealth of literature available on the subject of dyslexia, there is little that explores the subject beyond a single theoretical framework. The need for a comprehensive review of the literature by both researchers and practitioners from different fields and theoretical backgrounds is...

    Published November 15th 2012 by Psychology Press

  6. Stuttering and Cluttering

    Frameworks for Understanding and Treatment

    By David Ward

    Stuttering and Cluttering provides a comprehensive overview of both theoretical and treatment aspects of disorders of fluency: stuttering (also known as stammering) and the lesser-known cluttering. The book demonstrates how treatment strategies relate to the various theories as to why stuttering...

    Published November 15th 2012 by Psychology Press

  7. Handbook of Vowels and Vowel Disorders

    Edited by Martin J. Ball, Fiona E. Gibbon

    Series: Language and Speech Disorders

    In the general study of speech and phonetics, vowels have stood in second place to consonants. But what vowels are, how they differ from one another, how they vary among speakers, and how they are subject to disorder, are questions that require a closer examination. This Handbook presents a...

    Published September 5th 2012 by Psychology Press

  8. Current Issues in Developmental Disorders

    Edited by Chloë R. Marshall

    Series: Current Issues in Developmental Psychology

    Cognitive development in children is a highly complex process which, while remarkably resilient, can be disrupted in a variety of ways. This volume focuses on two types of neurodevelopmental disorder: syndromic conditions such as fragile X syndrome, Down syndrome, Williams syndrome and...

    Published August 14th 2012 by Psychology Press

  9. Visual Word Recognition Volume 2

    Meaning and Context, Individuals and Development

    Edited by James S Adelman

    Series: Current Issues in the Psychology of Language

    Word recognition is the component of reading which involves the identification of individual words. Together the two volumes of Visual Word Recognition offer a state-of-the-art overview of contemporary research from leading figures in the field. This second volume examines how research on word...

    Published June 21st 2012 by Psychology Press

  10. Perspectives on Agrammatism

    Edited by Roelien Bastiaanse, Cynthia K. Thompson

    Series: Brain, Behaviour and Cognition

    Agrammatic aphasia (agrammatism), resulting from brain damage to regions of the brain involved in language processing, affects grammatical aspects of language. Therefore, research examining language breakdown (and recovery) patterns in agrammatism is of great interest and importance to linguists,...

    Published April 5th 2012 by Psychology Press