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  1. The Handbook of Adult Language Disorders

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Argye E. Hillis

    The Handbook of Adult Language Disorders is the essential guide to the scientific and clinical tenets of aphasia study and treatment. It focuses on how language breaks down after focal brain damage, what patterns of impairment reveal about normal language, and how recovery can be optimally...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. Beyond Nature-Nurture

    Essays in Honor of Elizabeth Bates

    Edited by Michael Tomasello, Dan Isaac Slobin

    Beyond Nature-Nurture: Essays in Honor of Elizabeth Bates is a very special tribute to the University of California at San Diego psycholinguist, developmental psychologist, and cognitive scientist Elizabeth Ann Bates, who died on December 14, 2003 from pancreatic cancer. Liz was a force of nature;...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  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...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Children's Language

    Volume 9

    Edited by Carolyn E. Johnson, John H.V. Gilbert

    This volume brings together the work of 32 scholars from 13 countries -- investigations of children learning 15 different languages, in some instances more than one at a time. The scope of this work -- as broad as it is -- only partially represents the research interests and approaches of the more...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  5. Discourse Analysis and Applications

    Studies in Adult Clinical Populations

    Edited by Ronald L. Bloom, Loraine K. Obler

    Application of analytic discourse techniques to clinical practice is relatively recent. This book's contributors begin with the notion that systematic examination of discourse provides a rich source of data for describing the complex relationships among language, social context, and the cognitive...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  6. The Structure of Psychological Common Sense

    By Jan Smedslund

    Psychologic is a formal system and relationship within which psychological processes are defined. The language people ordinarily use to formulate, think, and talk about psychological phenomena is organized by Jan Smedslund into a set of propositions aimed at identifying the generalities which...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  7. Morphological Aspects of Language Processing

    Edited by Laurie Beth Feldman

    It is now well established that phonological -- and orthographic -- codes play a crucial role in the recognition of isolated words and in understanding the sequences of words that comprise a sentence. However, words and sentences are organized with respect to morphological as well as phonological...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  8. Beyond Names for Things

    Young Children's Acquisition of Verbs

    Edited by Michael Tomasello, William E. Merriman

    Most research on children's lexical development has focused on their acquisition of names for concrete objects. This is the first edited volume to focus specifically on how children acquire their early verbs. Verbs are an especially important part of the early lexicon because of the role they play...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  9. The Psychology of the Language Learner Revisited

    By Zoltán Dörnyei, Stephen Ryan

    Series: Second Language Acquisition Research Series

    Over the past decade, the focus of inquiry into the psychology of SLA has shifted from the analysis of various characteristics within individuals towards a greater consideration of individuals’ dynamic interactions with diverse contexts. This revisit of the bestselling The Psychology of the...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  10. In Defence of Empirical Psychology (Psychology Revivals)

    By D. E. Broadbent

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1973, this book contains the 1971 William James Lectures at Harvard, the first by that name to be given by a British psychologist. In addition, there are reprints of four shorter lectures which had not been easily available before. Together the resulting collection gave a...

    Published May 1st 2015 by Psychology Press