9781848720886

The Psychology of Language: From Data to Theory

by ;
  • ISBN13:

    9781848720886

  • ISBN10:

    1848720882

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2/13/2014
  • Publisher: Psychology Pres
  • Purchase Benefits
  • Free Shipping On Orders Over $59!
    Your order must be $59 or more to qualify for free economy shipping. Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace items, eBooks and apparel do not qualify for this offer.
  • Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
List Price: $220.00 Save up to $186.42
  • Buy New
    $213.40
    Add to Cart Free Shipping

    USUALLY SHIPS IN 3-5 BUSINESS DAYS

Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?

  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.
  • The eBook copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included. This is true even if the title states it includes any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.

Summary

The Psychology of Language is a thorough revision and update of the popular second edition. It contains everything the student needs to know about the psychology of language, including how we acquire, understand, produce, and store language. The third edition contains new chapters on how children learn to read, and how language is used in everyday settings. It also describes recent research on the impact of new techniques of brain imaging. The text is comprehensive and written in a lively and accessible style. It covers all the main topics in this complex field, focusing on reading, writing, speaking, and listening in both adult and child language. There is an emphasis on language processing as well as language production and coverage of the social basis of language. The text covers recent connectionist models of language, describing complex ideas in a clear and approachable manner. Following a strong developmental theme, the text describes how children acquire language (sometimes more than one), and also how they learn to read. The Psychology of Languagealso demonstrates how language is related to the brain and to other aspects of cognition. For the first time, supplementary materials are available to accompany the textbook, which include: Chapter-by-chapter lecture slides An interactive chapter-by-chapter multiple-choice question test bank Multiple-choice questions in paper and pen format. The supplementary resources are available on CD-ROM and online, and are free of charge to adopters. The Psychology of Languageassumes no prior knowledge other than a grounding in the basic concepts of cognitive psychology. This third edition of this bestselling textbook will be essential reading for any student of cognition, psycholinguistics or the psychology of language. It will also be useful for those on speech and language therapy courses.

Rewards Program

Write a Review