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Linguistics : The Cambridge Survey: Volume 3, Language: Psychological and Biological Aspects: Linguistics: The Cambridge Survey: Volume 3, Language: Psychological and Biological Aspects Language - Psychological and Biological Aspects v. 3 - Frederick J. Newmeyer

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The Cambridge Survey: Volume 3, Language: Psychological and Biological Aspects: Linguistics: The Cambridge Survey: Volume 3, Language: Psychological and Biological Aspects Language - Psychological and Biological Aspects v. 3

By: Frederick J. Newmeyer (Editor)

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Linguistics: The Cambridge Survey is a comprehensive introduction to current research in all branches of the field of linguistics, from syntactic theory to ethnography of speaking, from signed language to the mental lexicon, from language acquisition to discourse analysis. Each chapter has been written by a specialist particularly distinguished in his or her field who has accepted the challenge of reviewing the current issues and future prospects in sufficient depth for the scholar and with sufficient clarity for the student. Each volume can be read independently and has a particular focus. Volume I covers the internal structure of the language faculty itself, while Volume II considers the evidence for, and the implications of, a generativist approach to language. Psycholinguistics and neurolinguistics are covered in Volume III, and Volume IV concentrates on sociolinguistics and the allied fields of anthropological linguistics and discourse and conversation analysis. Several of the chapters in the work concentrate on the interface between different aspects of linguistic theory or the boundaries between linguistic theory and other disciplines. Thus in both its scope and in its approach, the Survey is a unique and fundamental reference work. It undoubtedly fulfills the editor's aims of providing a wealth of information, insight, and ideas that will excite and challenge all readers with an interest in linguistics.

Preface
Psycholinguistics: an overview
Language and cognition
Processes in language production
Language perception
The mental lexicon
Where learning begins: initial representations for language learning
Second language acquisition2
Neurolingustics: an overview of language-brain relations in aphasia
The biological basis for language
Linguistics and speech-language pathology
The evolution of human communicative behaviour
Linguistics and animal communication
Index of names
Index of subjects
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ISBN: 9780521308359
ISBN-10: 0521308356
Series: Linguistics, the Cambridge Survey : Book 3
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 364
Published: 8th March 2003
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 15.2
Weight (kg): 0.7