Psychology of Language

Psychology of Language

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This volume covers developments and controversies in psycholinguistics and sets them in an historical context. It examines the main lines of classic and contemporary research, with possible implications for application. Everyday examples are used, and fundamental questions are approached from a variety of perspectives, including different theoretical positions, various research strategies and classical versus more contemporary research.
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  • Hardback | 512 pages
  • 187.96 x 233.68 x 25.4mm | 884.5g
  • CA, United States
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0534213006
  • 9780534213008

Table of contents

General issues: Introduction - themes of psycholinguistics; Linguistic principles; Psychological mechanisms. Language comprehension: Perception of language; The internal of lexicon; Sentence com-prehension and memory; Discourse comprehension and memory. Language production and conversational inter-action: Production of speech and language; Conversational interaction. Language acquistition: Early acquisitions; Later acquistions; Processes of acqui-sition. Language in context: Language and the brain; Language and culture.
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