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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more



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Title: Autism
Subtitle: Explaining the Enigma - 2nd Edition
Written By: Uta Frith
URL: http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/book.asp?ref=0631229000&site=1
Series Title: Cognitive Development
Description:

The updated edition of this classic account of autism includes a new
chapter outlining recent developments in neuropsychological research, and
overviews one of the most important theoretical and practical consequences
of Frith's original insights into this puzzling condition.

-Updated edition of this classic account of autism.

-Includes new sections covering practical and theoretical developments, and
a chapter on recent investigations of the neurological basis of
psychological impairments in autism.

-Accessible to a broad general readership.

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistics
Neurolinguistics
Cognitive Science
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ISBN: 0631229000
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Pages: 264
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