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Language Planning as a Sociolinguistic Experiment

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Acquiring Phonology: A Cross-Generational Case-Study

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The study also highlights the constructs of current linguistic theory, arguing for distinctive features and the notion 'onset' and against some of the claims of Optimality Theory and Usage-based accounts.


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Language Production and Interpretation: Linguistics meets Cognition

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Title: The Cognitive Sciences
Subtitle: An Interdisciplinary Approach
Written By: CarolynP.Sobel
Description:

Sobel's "The Cognitive Sciences: An Interdisciplinary Approach" is an
accessible, non-technical introduction to cognitive science suitable as
an undergraduate textbook or as a guided tour for the interested
reader. The book is divided into five parts, each part covering a major
contributing discipline: Cognitive Psychology, Neuroscience,
Linguistics, Artificial Intelligence and Philosophy appearing in that
order. Each part has two chapters, the first one mostly presenting a
historical perspective and the second one reviewing more recent
approaches. At the end of each chapter, there is a list of "Questions
to Think About" and at the end of the book, there is a glossary and an
index.

Publication Year: 2001
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies
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BibTex: View BibTex record
Linguistic Field(s): History of Linguistics
Cognitive Science
Discipline of Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0767402138
ISBN-13: N/A