|Title:||Language Learning & Development|
|Publisher:||Routledge (Taylor and Francis)|
|Description:||Editorial Scope Language Learning and Development (LL&D) is the official journal of the Society for Language Development. The journal serves as a vehicle for interaction among the broad community of scholars and practitioners who investigate language learning, including language learning in infancy, childhood, and across the lifespan; language in both typical and atypical populations and in both native- and second-language learning.
LL&D welcomes scholars who pursue diverse approaches to understanding all aspects of language acquisition, including biological, social, and cross-cultural influences, and who employ experimental, observational, ethnographic, comparative, neuroscientific, and formal methods of investigation.
The journal is multidisciplinary and seeks to examine language development in all of its many guises. Among the many issues LL&Dwill explore are biological versus environmental factors in language development; learning in humans versus animals; learning of signed versus spoken language; computer models of learning; and how neurotechnology and visualization of the brain inform our understanding of language learning and development.
Audience Scholars in psychology, linguistics, computer science, cognitive science, education, speech and hearing sciences/communication disorders, and anthropology will be especially interested in this journal.
Instructions to Contributors Language Learning and Development publishes refereed and invited articles reporting original research or theory. Submitted manuscripts should be double-spaced-including title page, text, tables, figures, references, notes, and appendixes-and must adhere to the guidelines of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (5th ed.). The first page should include the title, name(s), and affiliation(s) of author(s) and full contact addresses for correspondence (including e-mail). The second page should include an abstract of not more that 150 words. The text of the manuscript should begin on the third page, without repeating the title. Use either American or British spelling consistently within an article. Manuscripts should normally be no more than 25 to 30 double-spaced pages (including references, notes, and tables). Minimize the number of notes. Tables and figures should be placed after the references, each on a separate page with an indication in the text of where they should be.
Submissions should be emailed to [email protected] Include in the e-mail the title of the paper, the authors, and the abstract. The preferred form of submission is a PDF file including all tables and figures, with any special fonts (e.g., IPA) embedded. It is also possible to submit the manuscript and tables as a Word .doc or .rtf file, with figures in a separate .jpg or .gif file. After acceptance, a final version of the article will be required on diskette/CD as well as in hard copy.
Forthcoming Articles Volume 1, Issue 1, 2005 L.A. Gerken, R. Aslin, A Legacy on Infant Speech Perception: The Contribution of Peter W. Jusczyk. L. Gleitman, K. Cassidy, R. Nappa, A. Papafragou, J. Trueswell, Hard Words: Multiple Cues to Vocabulary Growth. M. Thomas, A. Karmiloff-Smith, Can Developmental Disorders Reveal the Component Parts of the Human Language Faculty? M. Baker, Mapping the Terrain of Language Acquisition.
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