Oxford Handbook of Psycholinguistics
Edited by Gareth Gaskell
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Oxford Handbook of Psycholinguistics by Gareth Gaskell
Book DescriptionThe ability to communicate through spoken and written language is one of the defining characteristics of the human race, yet it remains a deeply mysterious process. The young science of psycholinguistics attempts to uncover the mechanisms and representations underlying human language. This interdisciplinary field has seen massive developments over the past decade, with a broad expansion of the research base, and the incorporation of new experimental techniques such as brain imaging and computational modelling. The result is that real progress is being made in the understanding of the key components of language in the mind. The 'Oxford Handbook of Psycholinguistics' brings together the views of 75 leading researchers in psycholinguistics to provide a comprehensive and authoritative review of the current state of the art in psycholinguistics. With almost 50 chapters written by experts in the field, the range and depth of coverage is unequalled. The contributors are eminent in a wide range of fields, including psychology, linguistics, human memory, cognitive neuroscience, bilingualism, genetics, development and neuropsychology. Their contributions are organised into six themed sections, covering word recognition, the mental lexicon, comprehension and discourse, language production, language development, and perspectives on psycholinguistics. The breadth of coverage, coupled with the accessibility of the short chapter format should make the handbook essential reading for both students and researchers in the fields of psychology, linguistics and neuroscience.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780199561797
(245mm x 174mm x 43mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 22-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Gareth Gaskell
Gareth Gaskell is a Reader in Psychology at the University of York, UK. His research in psycholinguistics has largely focused on speech perception, spoken word recognition, connectionist modelling and vocabulary acquisition.
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