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Title: Discovering Speech, Words, and Mind
Written By: Dani Byrd
Toben Mintz
URL: http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-1405157992.html
Description:

Written in a lively style, Discovering Speech, Words, and Mind applies a
scientific approach to the study of various aspects of speech, using everyday
examples to introduce the beginning student to the world of language and
cognition.

* An accessible introduction to the fundamentals of speech production,
speech perception, word-formation, language acquisition and speech
disorders

* Considers how the informational content of the speech signal relates to
phonological units - connecting the three areas of speech, words, and mind

* Focuses on speech production and recognition at the word-level and below,
and includes sign languages

* Written in a highly accessible style for students with no background in
linguistics or psychology

* Packed with numerous student-friendly features, including engaging
examples, illustrations, and sidebars for further discussion; further online
exercises and data also available at www.discoveringspeech.wiley.com

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science
Language Acquisition
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Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1405157984
ISBN-13: 9781405157988
Pages: 320
Prices: U.S. $ 84.95

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1405157992
ISBN-13: 9781405157995
Pages: 320
Prices: U.S. $ 34.95