Psycholinguistics of Bilingualism

ISBN-10: 1444332791

ISBN-13: 9781444332797

Edition: 2012

Authors: Francois Grosjean, Ping Li

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The Psycholinguistics of Bilingualism presents a comprehensive introduction to the foundations of bilingualism: language processing, language acquisition, cognition and the bilingual brain.• Provides a thorough introduction to the psycholinguistics of bilingualism that is accessible to non–specialists with little previous exposure to the field• Covers spoken and written language processing, language acquisition (simultaneous and successive), cognition (bilingual memory, cognitive effects) and the bilingual brain (neurolinguistic and neurocomputational models)• Written by two leading researchers in the field with contributions from internationally–renowned scholars.• Introduces students to the methodological approaches currently employed in the field, including observation, experimentation, verbal and computational modeling, and brain imaging• Written in a style accessible to non–specialists with little previous exposure to the subject• Ideal for undergraduate or graduate courses in psycholinguistics, language acquisition, bilingualism, and cognitive science
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List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/9/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Author Biographies
Bilingualism: A Short Introduction
The Extent of Bilingualism
Describing Bilinguals
The Functions of Languages
Language Mode
Interacting with Bilinguals and Monolinguals
Spoken Language Processing
Speech Perception and Comprehension
From the Speech Wave to the Mental Representation
Processing Monolingual Speech
Processing Bilingual Speech
Speech Production
From Thought to Articulation
Producing Monolingual Speech
Language Production in Bilinguals Is a Dynamic Process
Producing Bilingual Speech
Written Language Processing
An Outline of the Reading Process
Word Recognition in Bilinguals
Models of Bilingual Visual Word Recognition
Sentence Processing in Bilinguals
The Psycholinguistics of Bilingual Writing: Mapping the Terrain
Bilingual Text Production Activity: Processes and Strategies
The Transfer of Knowledge and Skills in Bilingual Writing
Language Acquisition
Simultaneous Language Acquisition
Theoretical Issues
Methodological Issues
Early Developmental Stages and Language Differentiation
Cross-linguistic Influence
Extensions and Applications
Successive Language Acquisition
Age Effects in Second Language Acquisition
Speech Learning in Successive Language Acquisition
Dynamic Interaction between First Language and Second Language
Cognition and the Bilingual Brain
Bilingual Memory
The Organization of the Bilingual Mental Lexicon
Bilingual Concepts
Bilingual Autobiographical Memory
Cognitive Effects
Language and Metalinguistic Abilities
Acquisition of Literacy
Developing Executive Control
Advantages of Bilingualism across the Lifespan
Neurolinguistic and Neurocomputational Models
Neurolinguistic Traditions and Debates
The Cognitive Neuroscience of Bilingualism
Neurolinguistic Computational Modeling
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