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Exploring the means by which people learn and use language to communicate ideas, this book discusses a wide range of topics related to speaking and listening, as well as reading and writing. Designed for courses in psychology of language and psycholinguistics the text uses technical terms only when necessary and includes traditional topics such as meaning, speech perception, comprehension, production and language acquisition. It also deals with non-traditional topics such as bilingual language processing and cortical processing of language, and explains how language and speech are used, perceived, comprehended, remembered and produced by normal adults, and looks at how they are acquired by children. The text also clarifies how language and speech are used by bilingual speakers and how they are impaired in brain damage.
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Book Description Paperback. Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Seller Inventory # GOR005725557
Book Description Prentice-Hall International, Eaglewood Cliffs, NJ, U.S.A., 1990. paperback. Condition: Good. Paperback. Superficial marks and light edge-wear to covers. Small sticker on inside front cover. Contents are clean and clear. Used. Seller Inventory # 185321