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  1. Handbook of Research on Teaching Literacy Through the Communicative and Visual Arts

    Sponsored by the International Reading Association

    By James Flood, Diane Lapp, Shirley Brice Heath

    In an era characterized by the rapid evolution of the concept of literacy, the Handbook of Research on Teaching Literacy Through the Communicative and Visual Arts focuses on multiple ways in which learners gain access to knowledge and skills. The handbook explores the possibilities of broadening...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Working Memory in Sentence Comprehension

    Processing Hindi Center Embeddings

    By Shravan Vasishth

    The first-ever investigation of sentence processing in Hindi, Working Memory in Sentence Comprehension studies the predictions of three existing, wide-coverage sentence processing models. In experiments that apply these models to Hindi, Shravan Vasishth develops a new sentence processing model that...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Processing Instruction

    Theory, Research, and Commentary

    Edited by Bill VanPatten

    This new book, Processing Instruction: Theory, Research, and Commentary, edited by Bill VanPatten--a pioneer in processing instruction (PI)--is a refreshing presentation of 10 related and not widely available articles that illustrate the role of processing instruction in second language acquisition...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Expository Discourse in Children, Adolescents, and Adults

    Development and Disorders

    Edited by Marilyn A. Nippold, Cheryl M. Scott

    School success in the 21st century requires proficiency with expository discourse -- the use and understanding of informative language in spoken and written modalities. This occurs, for example, when high school students read their textbooks and listen to their teachers' lectures, and later are...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Psychology Press

  5. Routes to Language

    Studies in Honor of Melissa Bowerman

    Edited by Virginia C. Mueller Gathercole

    This volume contains contributions from leaders in the field of child language in honor of one of the preeminent scholars in the field of child language acquisition, Melissa Bowerman. Melissa Bowerman has had a profound, widespread, and enduring influence on research conducted in the field for...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Psychology Press

  6. Saying, Seeing and Acting

    The Psychological Semantics of Spatial Prepositions

    By Kenny R. Coventry, Simon C. Garrod

    Our use of spatial prepositions carries an implicit understanding of the functional relationships both between objects themselves and human interaction with those objects.This is the thesis rigorously explicated in Saying, Seeing and Acting. It aims to account not only for our theoretical...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Psychology Press

  7. Starting from Scratch

    The Origin and Development of Expression, Representation and Symbolism in Human and Non-Human Primates

    By John Matthews

    This book compares the beginning of symbolic thought in human infancy with that of our close primate relatives, the chimpanzees. The author investigates the precursors of symbolism by studying the actions and interactions of a small group of these intelligent, non-human primates who live in...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Psychology Press

  8. Cognitive Models Of Speech Processing

    The Second Sperlonga Meeting

    Edited by Gerry Altmann, Richard Shillcock

    First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Psychology Press

  9. Mental Models and the Interpretation of Anaphora

    By Alan Garnham

    The interpretation of anaphora - how we interpret expressions such as definite pronouns (he, she, it) and verbal elliptical phrases (such as "did so, too") in the course of ordinary conversation or reading - is an important aspect of language comprehension. In this book the author examines the...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Psychology Press

  10. Semantic Knowledge and Semantic Representations

    A Special Issue of Memory

    By Rosaleen A. McCarthy

    What is the basis of our ability to assign meanings to words or to objects? Such questions have, until recently, been regarded as lying within the province of philosophy and linguistics rather than psychology. However, recent advances in psychology and neuropsychology have led to the development of...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Psychology Press