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  • Metaphor

    Implications and Applications

    Edited by Jeffery S. Mio, Albert N. Katz

    Research on metaphor has been dominated by Aristotelian questions of processes in metaphor understanding. Although this area is important, it leaves unasked Platonic questions of how structures of the mind affect such processes. Moreover, there has been relatively little work on how metaphors…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30 
    Psychology Press

  • Big Data in Cognitive Science

    Edited by Michael N. Jones

    While laboratory research is the backbone of collecting experimental data in cognitive science, a rapidly increasing amount of research is now capitalizing on large-scale and real-world digital data. Each piece of data is a trace of human behavior and offers us a potential clue to understanding…

    Paperback – 2016-11-24 
    Psychology Press
    Frontiers of Cognitive Psychology

  • Speech Perception and Spoken Word Recognition

    Edited by Gareth Gaskell, Jelena Mirković

    Speech Perception and Spoken Word Recognition features contributions from the field’s leading scientists, and covers recent developments and current issues in the study of cognitive and neural mechanisms that take patterns of air vibrations and turn them ‘magically’ into meaning. The volume makes a…

    Paperback – 2016-09-30
    Psychology Press
    Current Issues in the Psychology of Language

  • A Developmental-functionalist Approach To Child Language

    By Nancy Budwig

    Although there has been much empirical study within what has been referred to as "functional approaches to child language," there has yet to be a major attempt to compare and contrast such proposals. In addition, much of the work carried out within child language from a functionalist perspective…

    Paperback – 2016-09-23
    Psychology Press

  • Memory Improved

    Reading and Memory Enhancement Across the Life Span Through Strategic Text Structures

    By Bonnie J.F. Meyer, Carole J. Young, Brendan J. Bartlett

    This unique text presents a systematic study of a proven method for increasing the memory and reading comprehension of older adults by using a program based on discourse processing. The program facilitates the encoding and retrieval of information through a reading strategy plan utilizing top-level…

    Paperback – 2016-09-06
    Psychology Press

  • The Pragmatic Basis of Aphasia

    A Neurolinguistic Study of Morphosyntax Among Bilinguals

    Edited by Marc L. Schnitzer

    This language study's primary purpose is to use aphasic performance to understand language, rather than to use linguistic analysis to understand aphasia. Examining the detailed nature of linguistic performance of bilingual aphasics in a variety of "natural" and metalinguistic tasks, the book…

    Paperback – 2016-09-06
    Psychology Press
    Neuropsychology and Neurolinguistics Series

  • Language and Communication in Mental Retardation

    Development, Processes, and intervention

    By Sheldon Rosenberg, Leonard Abbeduto

    Research on language and communication development and intervention in persons with mental retardation has been conducted at a fast and furious pace during the last two decades. Past attempts to summarize this research have been rather restricted, focusing on a single, narrowly defined substantive…

    Paperback – 2016-09-02
    Psychology Press
    Topics in Applied Psycholinguistics Series

  • Deaf People and Society

    Psychological, Sociological and Educational Perspectives, 2nd Edition

    By Irene W. Leigh, Jean F. Andrews

    Deaf People and Society incorporates multiple perspectives related to the topics of psychology, education, and sociology, including the viewpoints of deaf adults themselves. In doing so, it considers the implications of what it means to be deaf or hard of hearing and how deaf adults’ lives are…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01
    Psychology Press

  • Interaction in Human Development

    Edited by Marc H. Bornstein, Jerome S. Bruner

    Interaction in Human Development unites theoretical essays and empirical accounts bearing directly on the nature of interactions as a principal factor and organizing feature in human mental and social development. The papers discuss all areas of interaction including genetic, environmental,…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Psychology Press
    Crosscurrents in Contemporary Psychology Series

  • Developmental Perspectives on Metaphor

    A Special Issue of metaphor and Symbolic Activity

    Edited by Ellen Winner

    Research on the development of metaphor abilities in children can be dated back as far as 1960, with Asch and Nerlove's pioneering study, which concluded that children were unable to understand metaphors until middle or even late childhood. However, the study of metaphor in children did not take…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Psychology Press

  • Infant Pathways to Language

    Methods, Models, and Research Directions

    Edited by John Colombo, Peggy McCardle, Lisa Freund

    The recent progress in cognitive neuroscience, and the importance of genetic factors and gene-environment interactions in shaping behavioral functions in early childhood, have both underscored the primacy of early experience and development on brain development and function. The contributors to…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Psychology Press

  • Phonological Acquisition and Phonological Theory

    Edited by John Archibald

    Much of the work currently conducted within the framework of Universal Grammar and language learnability focuses on the acquisition of syntax. However, the learnability issues are just as applicable to the domain of phonology. This volume is the first to gather research that assumes a sophisticated…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Psychology Press

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