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  1. Perspectives on Framing

    Edited by Gideon Keren

    Series: The Society for Judgment and Decision Making Series

    Language comprises a major mark of humans compared with other primates and is the main vehicle for social interaction. A major characteristic of any natural language is that the same communication, idea, or intention can be articulated in different ways—in other words, the same message can be "...

    Published October 24th 2010 by Psychology Press

  2. 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...

    Published October 21st 2010 by Psychology Press

  3. The Handbook of Psycholinguistic and Cognitive Processes

    Perspectives in Communication Disorders

    Edited by Jackie Guendouzi, Filip Loncke, Mandy J. Williams

    This handbook includes an overview of those areas of cognition and language processing that are relevant to the field of communication disorders, and provides examples of theoretical approaches to problems and issues in communication disorders. The first section includes a collection of chapters...

    Published September 6th 2010 by Psychology Press

  4. 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 12th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Cognitive Bases of Second Language Fluency

    By Norman Segalowitz

    Series: Cognitive Science and Second Language Acquisition Series

    Winner of the 2011 Kenneth W. Mildenberger Prize 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...

    Published June 7th 2010 by Routledge

  6. 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 18th 2010 by Psychology Press

  7. 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 23rd 2010 by Routledge

  8. 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 20th 2009 by Psychology Press

  9. 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 16th 2009 by Psychology Press

  10. 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 16th 2009 by Psychology Press