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Psychology of Language and Learning (Cognition and Language)

O. Hobart Mowrer; foreword by R. W. Rieber
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Book Description: New York: Plenum Press, 1980. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. For some reason O. Hobart Mowrer is identified on the title page as the editor of this collection, when in fact all but one of its papers were either authored or co-authored by him. Hardbound, no DJ, 8vo, [xvii] 294 pages. Ex-university-library, with spine label, stamps, sticker on back pastedown, remnant of due-date slip on back fep. No pocket. Very slight spine twist, boards clean, title pretty bright but last letter obscured by label. Hinges firm. Ink underlining on five pages, pencil markings of text five pages, two page numbers circled in ink. light tanning. Contents: Part I: From the First to the Second “Signal System”. 1) Language and Learning: an Experimental Paradigm. 2) Intertrial Responses as “Rehearsal”: A Study of “Overt Thinking” in Animals. 3) Individual Learning and “Racial Experience” in the Rat, with Special Reference to Vocalization. 4) The Autism Theory of Speech Development and Some Clinical Applications. 5) Hearing and Speaking: An Analysis of Language Learning. 6) Relations between Speech and Psychology: Accomplishment and Aspiration. Part II: Psycholinguistics Revisited. 7) Why All the Chafing over Chomsky? a) The Present State of Confusion in “Psycholinguistics”. b) The Seminal and Still Largely Valid Early Observations of Bertrand Russell on Language: Acquisition of Word Meanings. c) Amplification of Russell’s Analysis of the Reproduction of Words, as Distinct from Their Understanding, by Small Children. d) A Learning-Theory Derivation of Imitation. e) Evidence for (and against) the Autism Theory of Imitation, with Special Reference to the Problem of Language Acquisition. f) Russell’s Approach to the Psychology of the Sentence. g) The Sentence as a Special Conditioning Device. h) The Linguists’ Attack on the Application of Learning theory to the Domain of Language. i) Chomsky’s Antiquated Philosophical, Antipsychological Bias. j) Observations on the History of “Psycholinguistics” and an Evaluation of the Extent and Durability of Chomsky’s Impact. k) The Contemporary Situation in the Field of “Speech and Hearing” (“Communication”) as Regards the Chomskian Controversy. l) The Ambiguity of Chomsky’s Present Status as a Linguist and Theoretician. m) The Development of Mathematical Language. n) “Out of the Mouths of Babes”. Part III: Language Abuse and Psychopathology. 8) How White Is a “White Lie?” 9) Truth in Communication. 10) Stage Fright and Self-Regard. 11) How to Talk about Your Troubles. 12) Stuttering as Simultaneous Admission and Denial. 13) Social Alienation and Reintegration: History and Contemporary Implications. Part IV: Epilogues. 14) The Concepty of the Behavioral Mechanism in Language (by Kurt Salzinger). 15) Mental Imagery: An Indispensable Psychological Concept. 16) Complete List of Author’s Publications. Bookseller Inventory # 0803142149

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Psychology of Language and Learning (Cognition and Language)

O. Hobart Mowrer; foreword by R. W. Rieber
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Book Description: New York: Plenum Press, 1980. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. For some reason O. Hobart Mowrer is identified on the title page as the editor of this collection, when in fact all but one of its papers were either authored or co-authored by him. Hardbound, no DJ, 8vo, [xvii] 294 pages. Ex-university-library, with spine label, stamps, sticker on back pastedown. No pocket nor due-date slip. More or less square, boards clean tho’ scuffed and bumped, title pretty bright but last letter obscured by label. Hinges firm. No markings of text, light tanning. Quite serviceable. Contents: Part I: From the First to the Second “Signal System”. 1) Language and Learning: an Experimental Paradigm. 2) Intertrial Responses as “Rehearsal”: A Study of “Overt Thinking” in Animals. 3) Individual Learning and “Racial Experience” in the Rat, with Special Reference to Vocalization. 4) The Autism Theory of Speech Development and Some Clinical Applications. 5) Hearing and Speaking: An Analysis of Language Learning. 6) Relations between Speech and Psychology: Accomplishment and Aspiration. Part II: Psycholinguistics Revisited. 7) Why All the Chafing over Chomsky? a) The Present State of Confusion in “Psycholinguistics”. b) The Seminal and Still Largely Valid Early Observations of Bertrand Russell on Language: Acquisition of Word Meanings. c) Amplification of Russell’s Analysis of the Reproduction of Words, as Distinct from Their Understanding, by Small Children. d) A Learning-Theory Derivation of Imitation. e) Evidence for (and against) the Autism Theory of Imitation, with Special Reference to the Problem of Language Acquisition. f) Russell’s Approach to the Psychology of the Sentence. g) The Sentence as a Special Conditioning Device. h) The Linguists’ Attack on the Application of Learning theory to the Domain of Language. i) Chomsky’s Antiquated Philosophical, Antipsychological Bias. j) Observations on the History of “Psycholinguistics” and an Evaluation of the Extent and Durability of Chomsky’s Impact. k) The Contemporary Situation in the Field of “Speech and Hearing” (“Communication”) as Regards the Chomskian Controversy. Same-day shipping, with Delivery Confirmation, of orders received by noon Pacific Time. l) The Ambiguity of Chomsky’s Present Status as a Linguist and Theoretician. m) The Development of Mathematical Language. n) “Out of the Mouths of Babes”. Part III: Language Abuse and Psychopathology. 8) How White Is a “White Lie?” 9) Truth in Communication. 10) Stage Fright and Self-Regard. 11) How to Talk about Your Troubles. 12) Stuttering as Simultaneous Admission and Denial. 13) Social Alienation and Reintegration: History and Contemporary Implications. Part IV: Epilogues. 14) The Concepty of the Behavioral Mechanism in Language (by Kurt Salzinger). 15) Mental Imagery: An Indispensable Psychological Concept. 16) Complete List of Author’s Publications. Bookseller Inventory # 0803142136

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