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Current Issues in the Psychology of Language


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Current Issues in the Psychology of Language is a series of edited books that will reflect the state-of-the-art in areas of current and emerging interest in the psychological study of language.

Each volume is tightly focused on a particular topic and consists of seven to ten chapters contributed by international experts. The editors of individual volumes are leading figures in their areas and provide an introductory overview.

Example topics include: language development, bilingualism and second language acquisition, word recognition, word meaning, text processing, the neuroscience of language, and language production, as well as the inter-relations between these topics.

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Current Trends in Statistical Approaches to Language Acquisition

Current Trends in Statistical Approaches to Language Acquisition

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Toben Mintz
June 01, 2021

This volume brings together representative samples of current statistical approaches to language acquisition that span the range of sub-areas in which these approaches have been pursued. The volume is a collection of chapters written by experts in these newly developing areas, spanning phonological...

Visual Word Recognition Volume 2 Meaning and Context, Individuals and Development

Visual Word Recognition Volume 2: Meaning and Context, Individuals and Development

1st Edition

Edited By James S Adelman
June 07, 2017

Word recognition is the component of reading which involves the identification of individual words. Together the two volumes of Visual Word Recognition offer a state-of-the-art overview of contemporary research from leading figures in the field. This second volume examines how research on word ...

Visual Word Recognition Volume 1 Models and Methods, Orthography and Phonology

Visual Word Recognition Volume 1: Models and Methods, Orthography and Phonology

1st Edition

Edited By James S. Adelman
May 31, 2017

Word recognition is the component of reading which involves the identification of individual words. Together the two volumes of Visual Word Recognition offer a state-of-the-art overview of contemporary research from leading figures in the field. This first volume outlines established theory, new ...

Speech Perception and Spoken Word Recognition

Speech Perception and Spoken Word Recognition

1st Edition

Edited By Gareth Gaskell, Jelena Mirković
October 05, 2016

Speech Perception and Spoken Word Recognition features contributions from the field’s leading scientists, and covers recent developments and current issues in the study of cognitive and neural mechanisms that take patterns of air vibrations and turn them ‘magically’ into meaning. The volume makes a...

Sentence Processing

Sentence Processing

1st Edition

Edited By Roger P. G. van Gompel
July 01, 2013

What are the psychological processes involved in comprehending sentences? How do we process the structure of sentences and how do we understand their meaning? Do children, bilinguals and people with language impairments process sentences in the same way as healthy monolingual adults? These are just...

Visual Word Recognition Volumes 1 and 2

Visual Word Recognition Volumes 1 and 2

1st Edition

Edited By James S. Adelman
August 02, 2012

Word recognition is the component of reading which involves the identification of individual words. Together the two volumes of Visual Word Recognition offer a state-of-the-art overview of contemporary research from leading figures in the field. This first volume outlines established theory, new ...

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