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Title: Words in the Mind
Subtitle: An Introduction to the Mental Lexicon,Third Edition
Written By: Jean Aitchison
URL: http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/book.asp?ref=0631232435
Description:

Words in the Mind deals with words, and how humans learn them, remember them, understand them, and find the ones they want. It discusses the structure and content of the human word-store or ‘mental lexicon, with particular reference to the spoken language of native English speakers.

- Discusses the structure and content of the human word-store, or 'mental lexicon'.
- Features a highly informative and accessible account of a central area of research.
- Incorporates new research on the mental lexicon.
- Written by a prominent researcher of the mental lexicon, language change, and the language of the media.

Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Cognitive Science
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0631232435
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 328
Prices: U.S. $ 69.95
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0631232443
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 328
Prices: U.S. $ 36.95
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