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The Routledge International Handbook of Psycholinguistic and Cognitive Processes

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ISBN 9781032068664
June 2, 2023 Forthcoming by Routledge
656 Pages 49 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This handbook provides a comprehensive overview of the theories of cognition and language processing relevant to the field of communication disorders. Thoroughly updated in its second edition, the book explores a range of topics and issues that illustrate the relevance of a dynamic interaction between both theoretical and applied clinical work.

Beginning with the origins of language evolution, the authors explore a range of both developmental and acquired communication disorders, reflecting the variety and complexity of psycholinguistics and its role in extending our knowledge of communication disorders. The first part outlines some of the major theoretical approaches from psycholinguistics and cognitive neuroscience that have been influential in research focusing on clinical populations, while Part 2 features examples from researchers who have applied this body of knowledge to developmental disorders of communication. Part 3 features examples focusing on acquired language disorders, and finally, Part 4 considers psycholinguistic approaches to gesture, sign language, and alternative and augmentative communication (AAC). The new edition features new chapters offering fresh perspectives, further reading recommendations and a new epilogue from Jackie Guendouzi.

This valuable text serves as a single interdisciplinary resource for graduate and upper-level undergraduate students in cognitive neurosciences, psychology, communication sciences and disorders, as well as researchers new to the field of communication disorders or to psycholinguistic theory.

Table of Contents

Psycholinguistics: Some Basic Considerations
Jackie Guendouzi and Filip Loncke
SECTION I: Language Processing
1. The Development of Linguistic Systems: Insights From Evolution
John Locke
2. Emergentism and Language Disorders
Brian MacWhinney
3. Healthy Aging and Communication: The Complexities of, Um, Fluent Speech Production
Lise Abrams and Katherine White
4. Working Memory and Attention in Language Use
Nelson Cowan
5. Neurobiological Bases of the Semantic Processing of Words
Karina Kahlaoui, Bernadetter Ska, Clotilde Degroot and Yves Joanette
6. From Phonemes to Discourse: Event-Related Brain Potentials (Erps) and Paradigms For Investigating Normal and Abnormal Language Processing
Marta Kutas and Michael Kiang
7. Early Word Learning: Reflections on Behavior, Connectionist Models, and Brain Mechanisms Indexed by ERP Components
Manuela Friedrich
8. Connectionist Models of Aphasia Revisited
Grant Walker
9. Modeling the Attentional Control of Vocal Utterances: From Wernicke to WEAVER++
Ardi Roelofs
10. Theories of Semantic Processing
Elise Money-Nolan and John Shelley-Tremblay
11. Language Comprehension: A Neurocognitive Perspective
Catherine Longworth and William Marslen-Wilson
12. Familiar Language: Formulaic Expressions, Lexical Bundles, and Collocations in Mind and Brain
Diana Sidtis
13. Relevance Theory and Language Interpretation
Nuala Ryder and Eeva Leinonen
14. How Similarity Influences Word Recognition: The Effect of Neighbors
Mark Yates and Devin Dickinson
15. Two Theories of Speech Production and Perception
Mark Tatham and Katherine Morton
16. Psycholinguistic Validity and Phonological Representation
Ben Rutter and Martin J. Ball
17. From Phonology to Articulation: A Neurophonetic View
Wolfram Ziegler, Hermann Ackermann, and Juliane Kappes
SECTION II: Developmental Disorders
18. Temporal Processing in Children With Language Disorders
Martha Burns
19. Language Processing in Children With Language Impairment
Bernard Grela, Beverly Collisson, and Dana Arthur
20. Grammatical-Specific Language Impairment: A Window Onto Domain Specificity
Heather van der Lely and Chloë Marshall
21. The Developing Mental Lexicon of Children With Specific Language Impairment
Holly Storkel
22. Screening and interventions for developmental fluency disorders                     
Peter Howell, Clarissa Sorger, Roa’a Alsulaiman, and Zhixing Yang
23. An Approach to Differentiating Bilingualism and Language Impairment
Sharon Armon-Lotem and Joel Walters
24. Constraints-based nonlinear phonology: Clinical applications for English, Kuwaiti Arabic, and Mandarin
Barbara May Bernhardt, Joseph Stemberger, Hadeel Ayyad and Jing Zhao
25. Bilingual Children with SLI: Theories, Research and Future Directions
Maria Adelaida Restrepo, Gareth Morgan, and Ekaterina Smyk
SECTION III: Acquired Disorders
26. Apraxia of Speech: From Psycholinguistic Theory to the Conceptualization and Management of an Impairment
Rosemary Varley
27. The Role of Memory and Attention in Aphasic Language Performance
Malcolm McNeil, William Hula, and Jee Eun Sung
28. Remediation of Theory of Mind Impairments in Adults with Acquired Brain Injury
Kristine Lundgren and Hiram Brownell
29. Breakdown of Semantics in Aphasia and Dementia: A Role for Attention?
John Shelley-Tremblay
30. Neurolinguistic and Neurocognitive Considerations of Language Organization and Processing in Multilingual Individuals
José G. Centeno
SECTION IV: Language and Other Modalities
31. Gestures and Growth Points in Language Disorders
David McNeil and Susan Duncan
32. Neural Organization of Language: Clues From Sign Language Aphasia
Gregory Hickok and Ursula Bellugi
33. Sign Language and Sign Language Research
Myriam Vermeerbergen and Mieke Van Herreweghe
34. Psycholinguistics and Augmentative and Alternative Communication
Filip Loncke and Emma Willis
35. Epilogue: Applying Psycholinguistic Theories to Conversation Data in the Context of Dementia
Jackie Guendouzi

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Jackie Guendouzi, Ph.D., is a Professor and department head of Health and Human Sciences at Southeastern Louisiana University, United States.

Filip Loncke, Ph.D. is a Professor at the University of Virginia’s School of Education and Human Development in the United States.

Mandy J. Williams, Ph.D. CCC-SLP is an Associate Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of South Dakota, United States.