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This important text provides a general overview of the methods and theories used in the broad domain of bilingualism. The unique interdisciplinary approach, which is reflected in the various topics covered, gives students a global picture of the field. Topics range from early childhood intellectual development to educational and social-cognitive challenges to the maturing bilingual brain. Important developing areas such as cognitive aging, creativity, the social and cultural context perspective, communication disorders and sentence processing are also covered within the volume. This text is aimed towards undergraduate courses and graduate courses in psycholinguistics, especially those with an emphasis on bilingualism or second language learning.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780805851342
ISBN-10: 0805851348
Format: Hardback
(254mm x 178mm x 27mm)
Pages: 392
Imprint: Psychology Press
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 14-Dec-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Jeanette Altarriba

Jeanette Altarriba, State University of New York at Albany, USA Roberto R. Heredia, Texas A&M International University, USA (Eds.)

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