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  1. The Role of Formal Features in Second Language Acquisition

    Edited by Juana Liceras, Helmut Zobl, Helen Goodluck

    Series: Second Language Acquisition Research Series

    Using Chomsky's minimalist program as a framework, this volume explores the role of formal (or functional) features in current descriptions and accounts of language acquistion. In engaging, up-to-date articles, distinguished experts examine the role of features in current versions of...

    Published August 13th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Cognitive Bases of Second Language Fluency

    By Norman Segalowitz

    Series: Cognitive Science and Second Language Acquisition Series

    Exploring fluency from multiple vantage points that together constitute a cognitive science perspective, this book examines research in second language acquisition and bilingualism that points to promising avenues for understanding and promoting second language fluency. Cognitive Bases of Second...

    Published June 8th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Generalization of Knowledge

    Multidisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Marie T. Banich, Donna Caccamise

    While the notion of generalization fits prominently into cognitive theories of learning, there is surprisingly little research literature that takes an overview of the issue from a broad multifaceted perspective. This volume remedies this by taking a multidisciplinary perspective on generalization...

    Published May 19th 2010 by Psychology Press

  4. Crosslinguistic Influence in Language and Cognition

    By Scott Jarvis, Aneta Pavlenko

    A cogent, freshly written synthesis of new and classic work concerning crosslinguistic influence, or "transfer," this book will become the authoritative account of transfer in second-language learning and its consequences for language and thought. Transfer in both production and comprehension is...

    Published February 24th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Talking the Talk

    Language, Psychology and Science

    By Trevor A. Harley

    Language makes us human, but how do we use it and how do children learn it? Talking the Talk is an introduction to the psychology of language. Written for the reader with no background in the area or knowledge of psychology, it explains how we actually "do" language: how we speak, listen, and read....

    Published December 21st 2009 by Psychology Press

  6. Perspectives on Individual Differences Affecting Therapeutic Change in Communication Disorders

    Edited by Amy L. Weiss

    Series: New Directions in Communication Disorders Research

    This volume examines the ramifications of individual differences in therapy outcomes for a wide variety of communication disorders. In an era where evidence-based practice is the clinical profession's watchword, each chapter attacks this highly relevant issue from a somewhat different...

    Published December 17th 2009 by Psychology Press

  7. Expressing Oneself / Expressing One's Self

    Communication, Cognition, Language, and Identity

    Edited by Ezequiel Morsella

    Unlike any book before it, this volume embodies the state-of-the-art regarding the experimental study of human communication, by bringing together cutting edge findings from psycholinguistics, communication, cognition, neuroscience, language, and identity. Whether linguistic or nonverbal,...

    Published December 17th 2009 by Psychology Press

  8. Expository Discourse in Children, Adolescents, and Adults

    Development and Disorders

    Edited by Marilyn A. Nippold, Cheryl M. Scott

    Series: New Directions in Communication Disorders Research

    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...

    Published October 27th 2009 by Psychology Press

  9. Processing the Chinese Language

    A Special Issue of Language and Cognitive Processes

    Edited by Xiaolin Zhou, Zheng Ye, Him Cheung, Hsuan-Chih Chen

    Series: Special Issues of Language and Cognitive Processes

    The past decade witnesses not only dramatic economic changes but also exponential developments in science in China. Given its unique structural properties, the Chinese language provides challenging opportunities to explore both the language-specific neuro-cognitive processes during communication...

    Published September 21st 2009 by Psychology Press

  10. Language Production: Sublexical, Lexical, and Supralexical Information

    A Special Issue of Language and Cognitive Processes

    Edited by Jens Boelte, Matthew Goldrick, Pienie Zwitserlood

    Series: Special Issues of Language and Cognitive Processes

    Language production involves the translation of thought into speech, as instantiated by a whole range of mental operations involved in conceptualization, formulation and articulation. This special issue on language production offers a fine sample of the latest research into the various processes...

    Published June 15th 2009 by Psychology Press