Linguistics: Psycholinguistics

  • The Grammar of Chinese Characters: Productive Knowledge of Formal Patterns in an Orthograhic System book cover

    The Grammar of Chinese Characters

    Productive Knowledge of Formal Patterns in an Orthograhic System, 1st Edition

    By James Myers

    Anybody who reads or writes Chinese characters knows that they obey a grammar of sorts: though numerous, they are built out of a much smaller set of constituents, often interpretable in meaning or pronunciation, that are themselves built out of an even smaller set of strokes. This book goes far…

    Hardback – 2019-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in East Asian Linguistics

  • The Comprehension of Jokes: A Cognitive Science Framework book cover

    The Comprehension of Jokes

    A Cognitive Science Framework, 1st Edition

    By Graeme Ritchie

    The Comprehension of Jokes consolidates and develops the tradition of analysing jokes, by defining a framework of concepts which are suited to capturing what happens when someone understands a joke. The collection of concepts presented improves upon past work on joke analysis, outlining a simple…

    Hardback – 2018-07-12
    Routledge

  • The Neuroscience of Multimodal Persuasive Messages: Persuading the Brain book cover

    The Neuroscience of Multimodal Persuasive Messages

    Persuading the Brain, 1st Edition

    By Dirk Remley

    In this book, Dirk Remley applies his model of integrating multimodal rhetorical theory and multi-sensory neural processing theory pertaining to cognition and learning to multimodal persuasive messages. Using existing theories from multimodal rhetoric and specific findings from neurobiological…

    Hardback – 2017-03-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Technical Communication, Rhetoric, and Culture

  • Making Sense of Narrative Text: Situation, Repetition, and Picturing in the Reading of Short Stories book cover

    Making Sense of Narrative Text

    Situation, Repetition, and Picturing in the Reading of Short Stories, 1st Edition

    By Michael Toolan

    This book takes the following question as its starting point: What are some of the crucial things the reader must do in order to make sense of a literary narrative? The book is a study of the texture of narrative fiction, using stylistics, corpus linguistic principles (especially Hoey’s work on…

    Hardback – 2016-06-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

  • Advances in Biolinguistics: The Human Language Faculty and Its Biological Basis book cover

    Advances in Biolinguistics

    The Human Language Faculty and Its Biological Basis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Koji Fujita, Cedric A. Boeckx

    Biolinguistics is a highly interdisciplinary field that seeks the rapprochement between linguistics and biology. Linking theoretical linguistics, theoretical biology, genetics, neuroscience and cognitive psychology, this book offers a collection of chapters situating the enterprise conceptually,…

    Hardback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge

  • Neuropsycholinguistic Perspectives on Language Cognition: Essays in honour of Jean-Luc Nespoulous book cover

    Neuropsycholinguistic Perspectives on Language Cognition

    Essays in honour of Jean-Luc Nespoulous, 1st Edition

    Edited by Corine Astesano, Mélanie Jucla

    This book brings together experts from the fields of linguistics, psychology and neuroscience to explore how a multidisciplinary approach can impact on research into the neurocognition of language. International contributors present cutting-edge research from cognitive and developmental psychology,…

    Hardback – 2015-05-29
    Psychology Press
    Explorations in Cognitive Psychology

  • Explorations in Maximizing Syntactic Minimization book cover

    Explorations in Maximizing Syntactic Minimization

    1st Edition

    By Samuel D. Epstein, Hisatsugu Kitahara, T. Daniel Seely

    This volume presents a series of papers written by Epstein, Kitahara and Seely, each of which explores fundamental linguistic questions and analytical mechanisms proposed in recent minimalist work, specifically concerning recent analyses by Noam Chomsky. The collection includes eight papers by…

    Hardback – 2015-04-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Leading Linguists

  • Metonymy and Language: A New Theory of Linguistic Processing book cover

    Metonymy and Language

    A New Theory of Linguistic Processing, 1st Edition

    By Charles Denroche

    Metonymy and Language presents a new theory of language and communication in which the central focus is on the concept of metonymy, the recognition of partial matches and overlaps. Through the use of original data sets and rigorous primary research, Denroche characterizes metonymy as key to…

    Hardback – 2014-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Linguistics

  • Landmarks in Literacy: The Selected Works of Frank Smith book cover

    Landmarks in Literacy

    The Selected Works of Frank Smith, 1st Edition

    By Frank Smith

    Frank Smith is internationally acclaimed as an essential contributor to research on the nature of reading and as an originator of the modern psycholinguistic approach to reading instruction. In his publications his aim has always been to support teachers, to encourage them to make teaching…

    Hardback – 2014-11-07
    Routledge
    World Library of Educationalists

  • Relational Semantics and the Anatomy of Abstraction book cover

    Relational Semantics and the Anatomy of Abstraction

    1st Edition

    By Tamar Sovran

    This book presents a study of meaning relations, linking the philosophical tradition of conceptual analysis with recent theories and methodologies in cognitive semantics. Its main concern is the extent to which analyzing meaning relations between cognate words reveal the infrastructure of the…

    Hardback – 2013-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Linguistics

  • Language and Action in Cognitive Neuroscience book cover

    Language and Action in Cognitive Neuroscience

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yann Coello, Angela Bartolo

    This book collates the most up to date evidence from behavioural, brain imagery and stroke-patient studies, to discuss the ways in which cognitive and neural processes are responsible for language processing. Divided into six sections, the edited volume presents arguments from evolutionist,…

    Hardback – 2012-11-05
    Psychology Press
    Contemporary Topics in Cognitive Neuroscience

  • Language and Bilingual Cognition book cover

    Language and Bilingual Cognition

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vivian Cook, Benedetta Bassetti

    This innovative volume provides a state-of-the-art overview of the relationship between language and cognition with a focus on bilinguals. It brings together contributions from international leading figures in various disciplines and showcases contemporary research on the emerging area of bilingual…

    Hardback – 2010-11-15
    Psychology Press

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