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Critical Concepts in Psychology, 1st Edition

Edited by Gerry Altmann


3,288 pages

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Hardback: 9780415229906
pub: 2002-03-28
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These volumes reprint articles from a variety of international journals, book chapters and key technical reports, to take a broad look at how the field has developed from the turn of theTwentieth Century through to the turn of the twenty-first.

Since the 1960s, there has been a boom in research on how the human mind both produces and comprehends language. Psycholinguistics - as a product of this boom - represents a synthesis between linguistics and psychology.

The set covers the following topics:

* Language Acquisition

* The Mental Lexicon

* Sentence Processing

* Discourse and Meaning

* Spoken Language Production

* Reading

* Disorders of Language and Production

* Computational Models of Language Learning and Adult * Language Use

Table of Contents

Volume I:

1. From Sounds to Words

2. Accessing Lexical Representations

Volume II:

1. Adult Reading

2. Sentence Processing

3. Discourse Processing

Volume III:

1. Language Acquisition

2. Acquisition of Reading Skills

Volume IV:

1. Spoken Language Production

2. The Neurobiology of Normal and Disordered Language

About the Series

Critical Concepts in Psychology

The titles in this Psychology Press Major Works series are authoritative and comprehensive guides to key concepts in—and subdisciplines of—psychology. Edited by leading experts in the field, they bring together cutting-edge literature, collected from a wide range of sources. Complete with new introductions, thorough indexes, and other scholarly apparatus, Psychology Press Major Works are essential works of reference, valued by scholars and students.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Reference