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  • Children's Literacy Development

    A Cross-Cultural Perspective on Learning to Read and Write, 2nd Edition

    By Catherine McBride

    In the thoroughly updated second edition of this unique book, Catherine McBride examines how the languages we know help structure the process of becoming literate. Taking an ecological and distinctively cross-cultural perspective, the book looks at reading and writing development and impairment…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08 
    Routledge
    International Texts in Developmental Psychology

  • Reception and Response

    Hearer Creativity and the Analysis of Spoken and Written Texts

    Edited by Graham McGregor, R. S. White

    Originally published in 1990. Each of the 12 chapters in this book build upon an approach to the analysis of spoken and written texts that is centred upon the recipient rather than the producer, for the abilities of listeners and readers deserve much attention. This book should be of interest to…

    Hardback – 2015-11-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Communication Studies

  • Narrative Comprehension, Causality, and Coherence

    Essays in Honor of Tom Trabasso

    Edited by Susan R. Goldman, Arthur C. Graesser, Paul van den Broek

    This volume provides an excellent overview of the field of discourse processes, capturing both its breadth and its depth. World-renowned researchers present the latest theoretical developments and thought-provoking empirical data. In doing so, they cover a broad range of communicative activities,…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge

  • Conceptual Representation

    A Special Issue of Language And Cognitive Processes

    Edited by James A. Hampton, Helen Moss

    Concepts lie at the heart of our mental life, supporting a myriad of cognitive functions - including thinking and reasoning, object recognition, memory, and language comprehension and production. The nature of concepts and their representation in the mind and brain has been studied from many…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08 
    Psychology Press

  • Phonological Encoding and Monitoring in Normal and Pathological Speech

    Edited by Robert J. Hartsuiker, Roelien Bastiaanse

    This book reports recent research on mechanisms of normal formulation and control in speaking and in language disorders such as stuttering, aphasia and verbal dyspraxia. The theoretical claim is that such disorders result both from deficits in a component of the language production system and…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08 
    Psychology Press

  • From Inkmarks to Ideas

    Current Issues in Lexical Processing

    Edited by Sally Andrews

    Reading is one of the most sophisticated demonstrations of human pattern recognition and symbolic processing skill. Skilled readers effortlessly comprehend written text at rates of at least 300 words per minute, despite the complex interactions between perceptual, cognitive and memory processes…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08 
    Psychology Press

  • Hearing Eye II

    The Psychology Of Speechreading And Auditory-Visual Speech

    Edited by Douglas Burnham, Ruth Campbell *G.Away*

    This volume outlines some of the developments in practical and theoretical research into speechreading lipreading that have taken place since the publication of the original "Hearing by Eye". It comprises 15 chapters by international researchers in psychology, psycholinguistics, experimental and…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08 
    Psychology Press

  • The Nature and Ontogenesis of Meaning

    Edited by Willis F. Overton, David S. Palermo

    Throughout its evolution, Piaget's theory has placed meaning at the center of all attempts to understand the nature and development of knowing. For Piaget, all knowing - whether sensorimotor, representational, or reasoned, and whether directed toward successful problem solutions or toward general…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08 
    Psychology Press

  • Cognitive Models of Speech Processing

    A Special Issue of Language and Cognitive Processes

    By Gerry Altmann

    This collection of papers and abstracts stems from the third meeting in the series of Sperlonga workshops on Cognitive Models of Speech Processing. It presents current research on the structure and organization of the mental lexicon, and on the processes that access that lexicon. The volume starts…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08 
    Psychology Press

  • Infant Development

    Perspectives From German-speaking Countries

    Edited by Michael E. Lamb, Heidi Keller

    Most German-speaking researchers in the area of infant development are familiar with the research conducted in English. However, most English-speaking researchers are relatively unaware of the work currently being done in German. This volume is designed to remedy this imbalance and to promote…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08 
    Psychology Press

  • Age of Acquisition Effects in Word and Object Processing

    A Special Issue of Visual Cognition

    Edited by Chris Barry, Robert A. Johnston

    Models of word and object processing have been informed by experimental data relating to the effects of important marker variables, particularly word frequency. In recent times, however, the role of word frequency has come to be questioned due to the demonstration of the impact of a correlated…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08 
    Psychology Press

  • Language and Cognitive Processes in Developmental Disorders

    A Special Issue of Language and Cognitive Processes

    Edited by Dorothy Bishop

    This Special Issue encompasses studies of a wide range of developmental disorders, including Specific Language Impairment (SLI), reading disability, Williams Syndrome, hearing impairment and autistic disorder. Chiat contributes a theoretical analysis of the underlying nature of Specific Language…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08 
    Psychology Press

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