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1st Edition

Critical Concepts in Psychology

Edited By

Gerry Altmann

ISBN 9780415229906
Published May 10, 2002 by Routledge
3288 Pages

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Book Description

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

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