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Blackwell Handbook of Language Development

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ISBN-10: 1405194596

ISBN-13: 9781405194594

Edition: 2009

Authors: Erika Hoff, Marilyn Shatz

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List price: $90.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/3/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 528
Size: 6.80" wide x 9.70" long x 1.11" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

Erika Hoff is Professor of Psychology at Florida Atlantic University. She is author of Language Development (2005).Marilyn Shatz is Professor of Psychology and Linguistics at the University of Michigan. She is author of A Toddler's Life (1994).

List of Contributors
Preface
On the Development of the Field of Language Development
Basic Foundations and Theoretical Approaches to Language Development:
Introduction
The Neurodevelopmental Bases of Language
Formal and Computational Constraints on Language Development
Domain-General Learning Capacities
How Inherently Social is Language?
Input and the Acquisition of Language: Three Questions
The Emergence of Language: A Dynamical Systems Account
Language Development in Infancy:
Introduction
Experiential Influences on Speech Perception and Speech Production in Infancy
Acquiring Linguistic Structure
Cognitive Processes in Early Word Learning
Syntactic Supports for Word Learning
Language Development in Early Childhood:
Introduction
Phonological Development
Mechanisms of Word Learning
The Abstract Nature of Syntactic Representations: Consequences for a Theory of Learning
Conversational Understanding in Young Children
Bilingual First Language Acquisition
Language Development after Early Childhood:
Introduction
Developing Linguistic Knowledge and Language Use Across Adolescence
Language and Literacy in Bilingual Children in the Early School Years
Second Language Acquisition in Childhood
Atypical Language Development:
Introduction
Children with Specific Language Impairment: Bridging the Genetic and Developmental Perspectives
Atypical Language Development: Autism and Other Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Reading and Reading Disorders
Author Index
Subject Index