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Title: A Glossary of Language and Mind
Written By: Jean Aitchison
URL: http://www.euppublishing.com/book/9780748618248
Series Title: Glossaries in Linguistics
Description:

This alphabetical guide to language and mind gives an up-to-date introduction to the key topics of speech comprehension, speech production and child language. Written by a well-known author in the field, the entries are concise and lucid, and provide an easy-to-read overview of an area of linguistics which lies at the core of the human ability to use language.

Key features
*A handy and easily understandable pocket guide for anyone embarking on courses in developmental linguistics or psycholinguistics
*Supplies numerous cross-references to related terms
*Contains an introduction which outlines the range of the field
*Brings in relatively new areas, such as bonobos and brain scans
*Includes an annotated bibliography with suggestions for further reading

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Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Co-publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0748618244
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 160
Prices: U.K. £ 6.99