anne-richard
» » The Articulate Mammal: An Introduction to Psycholinguistics

Download The Articulate Mammal: An Introduction to Psycholinguistics epub

by Jean Aitchison




An established bestseller, The Articulate Mammalis 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 construction 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: www.routledge.com/textbooks/9780415420228.

Download The Articulate Mammal: An Introduction to Psycholinguistics epub
ISBN: 0415420164
ISBN13: 978-0415420167
Category: Reference
Subcategory: Words Language & Grammar
Author: Jean Aitchison
Language: English
Publisher: Routledge; 5 edition (October 30, 2007)
Pages: 320 pages
ePUB size: 1340 kb
FB2 size: 1660 kb
Rating: 4.7
Votes: 718
Other Formats: mobi lrf azw mbr