The Psychology of Language

The Psychology of Language

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For junior/senior-level courses in Psycholinguistics and The Psychology of Language. A comprehensive survey of classic and cutting edge research, this text shows how people comprehend, produce, and acquire language-and represents how powerful language processes are, and the importance of language in everyday life. It looks at emotional aspects of language processing in social contexts, and extends beyond the usual emphasis on structural aspects of language to include pragmatic and functional forces-demonstrating not just "what language is" but also "what language does."show more

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  • Hardback | 604 pages
  • 178 x 234 x 30mm | 1,038.73g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0130266094
  • 9780130266095

Table of contents

1. An Introduction to the Psychology of Language. 2. Brain and Language. 3. Speech Perception. 4. Words and Word Recognition. 5. Sentence Processing. 6. Speech Production. 7. Writing and Reading Processes. 8. Discourse: Text and Conversation. 9. Figurative Speech and Thought. 10. Language Development I: Phonology, Lexicon, and Grammar. 11. Language Development II: Emergence, Emotion, and Embodiment. 12. Language and Thought in a Social Context. 13. Applied Psycholinguistics.show more

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