1st Edition

Symbol Formation

By H. Werner, B. Kaplan Copyright 1984
    544 Pages
    by Psychology Press

    First published in 1984. The authors’ basic aim in this volume has been to set forth a certain perspective on psychological phenomena and to show how this perspective enables one to order and integrate data on symbolization and language behavior—data obtained by a variety of methods and garnered from domains that are too often treated in isolation from each other.

    Part I Theory, Part II Ontogenesis, Section I Precursors and Early Stages of Reference and Depiction, Section II Development towards an Autonomous Linguistic Medium for Representation of States of Affairs, Part III The Primordial Handling of the Linguistic Medium in Special States, Part IV Linguistic Characterization of Objects in External versus Inner Speech, Part V Experimental Studies on Symbolization in Nonphonic Media,


    Heinz Werner, Bernard Kaplan both Clark University.