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The Cambridge handbook of psycholinguistics / edited by Michael Spivey, Ken McRae, Marc F. Joanisse
Alternate Title Psycholinguistics
New York : Cambridge University Press, c2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  BF455 .C36 2012    DUE 09-15-14
Subject(s) Psycholinguistics
Cognitive science
Physical Description xx, 745 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Section 1. Speech Perception: 1. Speech perception / Carol A. Fowler and James S. Magnuson; 2. Neural bases of speech perception: phonology, streams and auditory word forms / Sophie Scott; 3. Learning the sounds of language / Jenny R. Saffran and Sarah D. Sahni -- Section 2. Spoken Word Recognition: 4. Current directions in research in spoken word recognition / Arthur G. Samuel and Meghan Sumner; 5. Computational models of spoken word recognition / James S. Magnuson, Daniel Mirman and Harlan D. Harris; 6. Finding the words: how young children develop skill in interpreting spoken language / Anne Fernald and Michael Frank; 7. Event-related potentials and magnetic fields associated with spoken word recognition / Randy L. Newman, Kelly Forbes, and John F. Connolly -- Section 3. Written Word Recognition: 8. Visual word recognition in skilled adult readers / Michael J. Cortese and David A. Balota; 9. Computational models of reading: connectionist and dual-route approaches / Mark S. Seidenberg; 10. Decoding, orthographic learning and the development of visual word recognition / Kate Nation; 11. How does the brain read words? / Rebecca Sandak, Stephen J. Frost, Jay G. Rueckl, Nicole Landi, W. Einar Mencl, Leonard Katz. and Kenneth R. Pugh -- Section 4. Semantic Memory: 12. The human conceptual system / Lawrence W. Barsalou; 13. Computational models of semantic memory / George S. Cree and Blair C. Armstrong; 14. Developing categories and concepts / Linda B. Smith and Eliana Colunga -- Section 5. Morphological Processing: 15. Derivational morphology and skilled reading: an empirical overview / Kevin Diependaele, Jonathan Grainger, and Dominiek Sandra; 16. The neural basis of morphology: a tale of two mechanisms? / Anna Woollams and Karalyn Patterson -- Section 6. Sentence Comprehension: 17. Individual differences in sentence processing / Thomas A. Farmer, Jennifer B. Misyak, and Morten H. Christiansen; 18. The neurobiology of sentence comprehension / Lee Osterhout, Albert Kim, and Gina R. Kuperberg; 19. Computational and corpus models of human sentence comprehension / Douglas Roland and Mary Hare -- Section 7. Sentence Production: 20. Research in language production / Zenzi M. Griffin and Christopher M. Crew; 21. Language production: computational models / Gary S. Dell and Joana Cholin; 22. Language production: patient and imaging research / Gabriella Vigliocco, Daniel Tranel, and Judit Druks -- Section 8. Figurative Language: 23. Figurative language: normal adult cognitive research / Raymond W. Gibbs, Jr., Nicole L. Wilson, and Gregory A. Bryant; 24. Computational approaches to figurative language / Birte Loenneker-Rodman and Srini Narayanan; 25. The development of figurative language / Cristina Cacciari and Roberto Padovani; 26. Cognitive neuroscience of figurative language / Seana Coulson -- Section 9. Discourse and Conversation: 27. Spoken discourse and its emergence / Herbert H. Clark; 28. Computational modeling of discourse and conversation / Arthur C. Graesser, Danielle S. MacNamara, and Vasile Rus; 29. Children, conversation, and acquisition / Eve V. Clark; 30. The electrophysiology of discourse and conversation / Jos J.A. Van Berkum -- Section 10. Language and Thought: 31. How the languages we speak shape the ways we think: the FAQs / Lera Boroditsky; 32. Computational approaches to language and thought / Terry Regier; 33. Language and cognition in development / Stella Christie and Dedre Gentner; 34. Language, thought and... brain? / Monica Gonzalez-Marquez
Summary "Our ability to speak, write, understand speech, and read is critical to our ability to function in today's society. As such, psycholinguistics, or the study of how humans learn and use language, is a central topic in cognitive science. This comprehensive handbook is a collection of chapters written not by practitioners in the field, who can summarize the work going on around them, but by trailblazers from a wide array of subfields, who have been shaping the field of psycholinguistics over the last decade. Some topics discussed include how children learn language, how average adults understand and produce language, how language is represented in the brain, how brain-damaged individuals perform in terms of their language abilities, and computer-based models of language and meaning. This is required reading for advanced researchers, graduate students, and upper-level undergraduates who are interested in the recent developments and the future of psycholinguistics"--Provided by publisher
Alternate Author Spivey, Michael (Michael James)
Joanisse, Marc, 1972-
McRae, Ken, 1962-

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