Language Development Products

  • Biology and Knowledge Revisited

    From Neurogenesis to Psychogenesis

    Edited by Sue Taylor Parker, Jonas Langer, Constance Milbrath

    Based on the Annual Symposium of the Jean Piaget Society, Biology and Knowledge Revisited focuses on the classic issue of the relationship between nature and nurture in cognitive and linguistic development, and their neurological substrates. Contributors trace the history of ideas concerning the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Psychology Press
    Jean Piaget Symposia Series

  • 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 – 2016-10-31 
    Psychology Press

  • Speech Perception and Spoken Word Recognition

    Edited by Gareth Gaskell, Jelena Mirkovic

    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 – 2016-09-28 
    Psychology Press
    Current Issues in the Psychology of Language

  • 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 – 2016-08-31 
    Psychology Press

  • 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 – 2016-08-31 
    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 – 2016-08-31 
    Psychology Press

  • Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Testing

    Edited by Roy Freedle

    This volume consists of a series of essays written by experts, most of whom participated in a conference conducted by the Educational Testing Service to explore how current fields of artificial intelligence might contribute to ETS's plans to automate one or more of its testing activities. The…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Psychology Press

  • Early Years Second Language Education

    International perspectives on theory and practice

    Edited by Sandie Mourao, Monica Lourenco

    The age for early language learning has dropped dramatically in the past decade to include children under 6 years old, yet very little published research exists to support the implementation of such programmes. Drawing on a synthesis of theory, research and practice, this edited volume makes an…

    Paperback – 2016-08-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Childhood Education

  • 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

  • Bridges Between Psychology and Linguistics

    A Swarthmore Festschrift for Lila Gleitman

    Edited by Donna Jo Napoli, Judy Anne Kegl, Judy Kegl

    Written as a tribute to Lila Gleitman, an influential pioneer in first language acquisition and reading studies, this significant book clearly establishes the relationships between psychology and linguistics. It begins with a thorough examination of issues in developmental psychology, continues…

    Paperback – 2016-05-13
    Psychology Press

  • The Crosslinguistic Study of Language Acquisition

    Volume 3

    Edited by Dan Isaac Slobin

    Extending the tradition of this series, which has become a standard reference work in language acquisition, this volume contains chapters on seven more languages, including a section on ergative languages. Languages in this volume include:* Georgian* Greenlandic* K'iche Mayan*Warlpiri* Mandarin*…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29
    Psychology Press

  • Private Speech

    From Social Interaction To Self-regulation

    Edited by Rafael M. Diaz, Laura E. Berk

    Since the publication of Vygotsky’s Thought and Language in the United States, a number of North American and European investigators have conducted systematic observations of children’s spontaneous private speech, giving substantial support to Vygotsky’s major hypotheses —…

    Paperback – 2016-01-20
    Psychology Press

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