Author: Danny D Steinberg
Author: Natalia V Sciarini
Paperback: ISBN: 0582505755 Pages: 328 Price: U.K. £ 16.99
Paperback: ISBN: 0582505755 Pages: 328 Price: U.S. $ 39.93
How do we learn to speak and understand speech? Is language unique to humans?
Psycholinguistics is the study of language as it relates to the mind and brain. The first edition of An Introduction to Psycholinguistics has established itself as a popular text for this fascinating area of linguistic study. This new edition provides students with an up-to-date, focused and accessible introduction to the key issues and the latest research information.
Contents 1. First Language Learning by Children 2. The Deaf and Language: Sign, Oral, Written 3. Children Raised in the Wild and Isolation 4. Reading: Fundamental Principles and Teaching 5. Animals and Language Learning 6. The Need for a Theory of Grammar 7. Current Theories of Grammar and Speech Processing 8. Relationship of Language to Thought and Culture 9. Origin of Language Knowledge 10. Language and the Brain 11. Second Language Acquisition 12. Teaching Methods and Bilingualism