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  • Early Word Learning book cover

    Early Word Learning

    Edited by Gert Westermann, Nivedita Mani

    Early Word Learning explores the processes leading to a young child learning words and their meanings. Word learning is here understood as the outcome of overlapping and interacting processes, starting with an infant’s learning of native speech sounds to segmenting proto-words from fluent speech,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-10 
    Psychology Press
    Current Issues in Developmental Psychology

  • An Introduction to Bilingualism: Principles and Processes book cover

    An Introduction to Bilingualism

    Principles and Processes, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Jeanette Altarriba, Roberto R. Heredia

    The study of bilingualism and all of its aspects – from theory and models to social approaches and their practical applications – forms the cornerstone of the second edition of this work. The chapters cover the latest advancements in the domains of psycholinguistics, neuroscience, creativity, and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-25 
    Routledge

  • Input, Interaction, and the Second Language Learner book cover

    Input, Interaction, and the Second Language Learner

    2nd Edition

    By Susan M. Gass

    Twenty years after its first publication, Susan M. Gass’s Input, Interaction, and the Second Language Learner has become a classical text in the field of second language acquisition (SLA). This new printing includes the original text, along with a new preface that comprises individual consultations…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Linguistics Classics

  • Talking the Talk: Language, Psychology and Science book cover

    Talking the Talk

    Language, Psychology and Science, 2nd Edition

    By Trevor A. Harley

    Talking the Talk provides a comprehensive introduction to the psychology of language, written for the reader with no background in the field or any prior knowledge of psychology. Written in an accessible and friendly style, the book answers the questions people actually have about language;…

    Paperback – 2017-02-02
    Psychology Press

  • Deaf People and Society: Psychological, Sociological and Educational Perspectives book cover

    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

  • An Introduction to Applied Cognitive Psychology book cover

    An Introduction to Applied Cognitive Psychology

    2nd Edition

    By David Groome, Michael Eysenck

    An Introduction to Applied Cognitive Psychology offers an accessible review of recent research in the application of cognitive methods, theories, and models. Using real-world scenarios and engaging everyday examples this book offers clear explanations of how the findings of cognitive psychologists…

    Paperback – 2016-03-23
    Psychology Press

  • Children's Literacy Development: A Cross-Cultural Perspective on Learning to Read and Write book cover

    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 – 2015-11-30
    Routledge
    International Texts in Developmental Psychology

  • The Psychology of the Language Learner Revisited book cover

    The Psychology of the Language Learner Revisited

    By Zoltan Dornyei, Stephen Ryan

    Over the past decade, the focus of inquiry into the psychology of SLA has shifted from the analysis of various characteristics within individuals towards a greater consideration of individuals’ dynamic interactions with diverse contexts. This revisit of the bestselling The Psychology of the…

    Paperback – 2015-05-05
    Routledge
    Second Language Acquisition Research Series

  • Cognitive Neuroscience of Language book cover

    Cognitive Neuroscience of Language

    By David Kemmerer

    Language is one of our most precious and uniquely human capacities, so it is not surprising that research on its neural substrates has been advancing quite rapidly in recent years. Until now, however, there has not been a single introductory textbook that focuses specifically on this topic.…

    Paperback – 2014-12-04
    Psychology Press

  • The Psychology of Language: From Data to Theory book cover

    The Psychology of Language

    From Data to Theory, 4th Edition

    By Trevor A. Harley

    Now in full colour, this fully revised edition of the best-selling textbook provides an up-to-date and comprehensive introduction to the psychology of language for undergraduates, postgraduates, and researchers. It contains everything the student needs to know about how we acquire, understand,…

    Paperback – 2013-12-12
    Psychology Press

  • Psychology of Reading: 2nd Edition book cover

    Psychology of Reading

    2nd Edition

    By Keith Rayner, Alexander Pollatsek, Jane Ashby, Charles Clifton Jr.

    Reading is a highly complex skill that is prerequisite to success in many societies in which a great deal of information is communicated in written form. Since the 1970s, much has been learned about the reading process from research by cognitive psychologists. This book summarizes that important…

    Paperback – 2011-11-09
    Psychology Press

  • Talking Heads: The Neuroscience of Language book cover

    Talking Heads

    The Neuroscience of Language

    By Gianfranco Denes

    The origin, development, and nature of language has been the focus of theoretical debate among philosophers for many centuries. Following the pioneering clinical observations 150 years ago of loss of language following a cerebral lesion, language started to be considered a biological system, that…

    Hardback – 2011-09-07
    Psychology Press

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