A Glossary of Language and Mind (Glossaries in Linguistics)
By: Jean Aitchison (author)Paperback
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This alphabetical guide to language and mind gives an up-to-date introduction to the key topics of speech comprehension, speech production and child language. Written by a well-known author in the field, the entries are concise and lucid, and provide an easy-to-read overview of an area of linguistics which lies at the core of the human ability to use language. Key features *A handy and easily understandable pocket guide for anyone embarking on courses in developmental linguistics or psycholinguistics *Supplies numerous cross-references to related terms *Contains an introduction which outlines the range of the field *Brings in relatively new areas, such as bonobos and brain scans *Includes an annotated bibliography with suggestions for further reading.
Jean Aitchison is Professor of Language and Communication and the University of Oxford. She is the author of a number of books on language, including The Articulate Mammal (4th edition 1998) and Words in the Mind (3rd edition 2003).
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