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Articulate Mammal - 5th edition

Articulate Mammal (ISBN10: 0415420229; ISBN13: 9780415420228)
ISBN13: 978-0415420228
ISBN10: 0415420229

Summary: An established bestseller, The Articulate Mammal is a concise and highly readable introduction to the main topics in psycholinguistics. This fifth edition brings the book up-to-date with recent theories, including new material on: the possibility of a ''language gene' post-Chomskyan ideas language within an evolutionary framework spatial cognition and how this affects language how children become acclimatized to speech rhythms before birth the acquisition of verbs constructi moreon and cognitive grammar aphasia and dementia. Requiring no prior knowledge of the subject, chapter by chapter, The Articulate Mammal tackles the basic questions central to the study of psycholinguistics. Jean Aitchison investigates these issues with regard to animal communication, child language and the language of adults, and includes in the text full references and helpful suggestions for further reading. The accompanying website to this book can be found at less

Edition/Copyright: 5TH 08
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Year Published: 2008
International: No

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