Language - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128150863

Language, Volume 68

1st Edition

Serial Volume Editors: Kara Federmeier Duane Watson
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128150863
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st November 2018
Page Count: 310
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Table of Contents

1. Perceptual Learning for Native and Non-Native Speech
2. Common representations of serial order in language and memory
3. Neurocomputational Emergentism as a framework for language development
4. Syntactic adaptation
5. Neural indices of structured sentence representation: state of the art
6. A review of familial sinistrality and language
7. Monitoring and control in language production
8. Parafoveal processing in reading
9. Individual differences and their consequences in the dynamics of language comprehension
10. Please pay attention and my drink! How people turn language into thoughts
11. The role of discourse context in reference production and comprehension


Description

Language, Volume 68, the latest release in the Psychology of Learning and Motivation, features empirical and theoretical contributions in cognitive and experimental psychology, ranging from classical and instrumental conditioning, to complex learning and problem-solving. Each chapter thoughtfully integrates the writings of leading contributors, with this volume presenting the latest on Perceptual Learning for Native and Non-Native Speech, Common representations of serial order in language and memory, Neurocomputational Emergentism as a framework for language development, Syntactic adaptation, Neural indices of structured sentence representation: state-of-the-art, A review of familial sinistrality and language, Monitoring and control in language production, and more.

Key Features

  • Presents the latest information in the highly regarded Psychology of Learning and Motivation series
  • Provides an essential reference for researchers and academics in cognitive science
  • Contains information relevant to both applied concerns and basic research

Readership

Researchers and students in cognitive psychology


Details

No. of pages:
310
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2018
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Hardcover ISBN:
9780128150863

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About the Serial Volume Editors

Kara Federmeier Serial Volume Editor

Kara D. Federmeier received her Ph.D. in Cognitive Science from the University of California, San Diego. She is currently a Professor in the Department of Psychology and the Neuroscience Program at the University of Illinois and a full-time faculty member at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, where she leads the Illinois Language and Literacy Initiative and heads the Cognition and Brain Lab. She is also currently serving as the President of the Society for Psychophysiological Research. Her research examines meaning comprehension and memory using human electrophysiological techniques, in combination with behavioral, eyetracking, and other functional imaging and psychophysiological methods. In particular, work in her laboratory, funded by the National Institute on Aging, the Institute of Education Sciences, and the James S. McDonnell Foundation, has focused on how multiple neural and cognitive mechanisms are used by younger and older adults during language processing and how these are affected by individual differences in biology, cognitive processing styles and abilities, and language experience.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Psychology, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA

Duane Watson Serial Volume Editor

Duane Watson works in the Department of Psychology and Human Development, Peabody College, Nashville, TN, USA.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Psychology and Human Development, Peabody College, Nashville, TN, USA