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  1. 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 16th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Warring with Words

    Narrative and Metaphor in Politics

    Edited by Michael Hanne, William D. Crano, Jeffery Scott Mio

    Series: Claremont Symposium on Applied Social Psychology Series

    Scholars in many of the disciplines surrounding politics explicitly utilize either a narrative perspective or a metaphor perspective (though rarely the two in combination) to analyze issues -- theoretical and practical, domestic and international -- in the broad field of politics. Among the topics...

    Published July 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Speech Production

    Models, Phonetic Processes, and Techniques

    Edited by Jonathan Harrington, Marija Tabain

    Series: Macquarie Monographs in Cognitive Science

    Speech Production: Models, Phonetic Processes and Techniques brings together researchers from many different disciplines - computer science, dentistry, engineering, linguistics, phonetics, physiology, psychology - all with a special interest in how speech is produced. From the initial neural...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. Handbook of Latent Semantic Analysis

    Edited by Thomas K. Landauer, Danielle S. McNamara, Simon Dennis, Walter Kintsch

    Series: University of Colorado Institute of Cognitive Science Series

    The Handbook of Latent Semantic Analysis is the authoritative reference for the theory behind Latent Semantic Analysis (LSA), a burgeoning mathematical method used to analyze how words make meaning, with the desired outcome to program machines to understand human commands via natural language...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. The Childes Project

    Tools for Analyzing Talk, Volume II: the Database, 3rd Edition

    By Brian MacWhinney

    Volume I is the first of two volumes that document the three components of the CHILDES Project. It is divided into two parts which provide an introduction to the use of computational tools for studying language learning. The first part is the CHAT manual, which describes the conventions and...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. The Signs of Language Revisited

    An Anthology To Honor Ursula Bellugi and Edward Klima

    Edited by Karen Emmorey, Harlan L. Lane

    The burgeoning of research on signed language during the last two decades has had a major influence on several disciplines concerned with mind and language, including linguistics, neuroscience, cognitive psychology, child language acquisition, sociolinguistics, bilingualism, and deaf education. The...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. Higher Level Language Processes in the Brain

    Inference and Comprehension Processes

    Edited by Franz Schmalhofer, Charles A. Perfetti

    Higher Level Language Processes in the Brain is a groundbreaking book that explains how behavior research, computational models, and brain imaging results can be unified in the study of human comprehension. The volume illustrates the most comprehensive and newest findings on the topic. Each section...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. The New Psychology of Language

    Cognitive and Functional Approaches to Language Structure, Volume II

    Edited by Michael Tomasello

    Series: Psychology Press Classic Editions

    From the point of view of psychology and cognitive science, much of modern linguistics is too formal and mathematical to be of much use. The New Psychology of Language volumes broke new ground by introducing functional and cognitive approaches to language structure in terms already familiar to...

    Published June 1st 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. The Childes Project

    Tools for Analyzing Talk, Volume I: Transcription format and Programs, 3rd Edition

    By Brian MacWhinney

    Volume I is the first of two volumes that document the three components of the CHILDES Project. It is divided into two parts which provide an introduction to the use of computational tools for studying language learning. The first part is the CHAT manual, which describes the conventions and...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. The New Psychology of Language

    Cognitive and Functional Approaches to Language Structure, Volume I

    Edited by Michael Tomasello

    Series: Psychology Press Classic Editions

    From the point of view of psychology and cognitive science, much of modern linguistics is too formal and mathematical to be of much use. The New Psychology of Language volumes broke new ground by introducing functional and cognitive approaches to language structure in terms already familiar...

    Published May 27th 2014 by Psychology Press