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  • Attention and Performance XII

    The Psychology of Reading

    Edited by Max Coltheart

    Originally published in 1987 this volume presented a comprehensive state-of-the-art account of what was known about the psychology of reading at the time. All the fundamental aspects of reading are considered: visual attention, visual feature analysis, visual masking, letter and word recognition,…

    Hardback – 2016-06-27
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: Cognitive Science

  • Phonological Skills and Learning to Read

    By Usha Goswami, Peter Bryant

    In this classic edition of their ground-breaking work, Usha Goswami and Peter Bryant revisit their influential theory about how phonological skills support the development of literacy. The book describes three causal factors which can account for children’s reading and spelling development:…

    Paperback – 2016-05-19
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Press & Routledge Classic Editions

  • Reading Retardation and Multi-Sensory Teaching

    By Charles Hulme

    Originally published in 1981, this title is based on the author’s doctoral thesis and the research reported was carried out at the Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford. By the 1980s it was generally recognised that there are a number of children of adequate general…

    Paperback – 2016-04-11
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Reading, Writing and Dyslexia (Classic Edition)

    A Cognitive Analysis

    By Andrew W Ellis

    This is a classic edition of Andrew Ellis’ acclaimed introduction to the scientific study of reading, writing and dyslexia, which now includes a new introduction from the author. The book describes the remarkable skills of reading and writing – how we acquire them, how we exercise them as skilled…

    Paperback – 2016-04-01
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Press & Routledge Classic Editions

  • 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 – 2016-03-03
    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 – 2016-03-03
    Psychology Press

  • Reading- The Grand Illusion

    How and Why People Make Sense of Print

    By Kenneth Goodman, Peter H. Fries, Steven L. Strauss

    What is reading? In this groundbreaking book, esteemed researchers Ken Goodman, Peter Fries, and Steven Strauss, explain not only what reading really is but also why common sense makes it seem to be something quite different from that reality. How can this grand illusion be explained? That is the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-10
    Routledge

  • How Children Learn to Read

    Current Issues and New Directions in the Integration of Cognition, Neurobiology and Genetics of Reading and Dyslexia Research and Practice

    Edited by Ken Pugh, Peggy McCardle

    This book brings together in one volume information about the neurobiological, genetic, and behavioral bases of reading and reading disabilities. In recent years, research on assessment and treatment of reading disability (dyslexia) has become a magnet for the application of new techniques and…

    Paperback – 2016-02-05
    Psychology Press
    Extraordinary Brain Series

  • Entranced by Story

    Brain, Tale and Teller, from Infancy to Old Age

    By Hugh Crago

    We live in a world of stories; yet few of us pause to ask what stories actually are, why we consume them so avidly, and what they do for story makers and their audiences. This book focuses on the experiences that good stories generate: feelings of purposeful involvement, elevation, temporary loss…

    Paperback – 2016-01-29
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Reading in a Second Language

    Cognitive and Psycholinguistic Issues

    By Xi Chen, Vedran Dronjic, Rena Helms-Park

    Reading in a Second Language offers a comprehensive survey of the phenomenon and process of reading in a second language, with graduate and upper-level undergraduate students in second language acquisition, psycholinguistics, and applied psychology as its primary audience. The book explores reading…

    Paperback – 2015-12-01
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2015-11-27
    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

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