Speech, Language, and Communication

1st Edition

Print ISBN: 9780124977709
eBook ISBN: 9780080541587
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 4th May 1995
Page Count: 415


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Speech, Language, and Communication provides an overview of research, theory, and methodology in human language, from the spoken signal and its perception, to acts of communication. Each chapter provides a mini-review of research findings. Coverage includes speech production and recognition, visual word recognition, sentence production and comprehension, the acquisition of language, the neurobiological foundations of language, and a summary chapter discussing language as a cooperative act of communication.


Advanced students, academics, researchers, and professionals in speech, language, and communication sciences.

Table of Contents

L. Frazier, Issues of Representation in Psycholinguistics.

C.A. Fowler, Speech Production.

L.C. Nygaard and D.B. Pisoni, Speech Perception: New Directions in Research and Theory.

A. Cutler, Spoken Word Recognition and Production.

M.S. Seidenberg, Visual Word Recognition: An Overview.

K. Bock, Sentence Production: From Mind to Mouth.

M.K. Tanenhaus and J.C. Trueswell, Sentence Comprehension.

P.W. Jusczyk, Language Acquisition: Speech Sounds and the Beginnings of Phonology.

E.V. Clark, Language Acquisition: The Lexicon and Syntax.

S.E. Blumstein, The Neurobiology of Language.

H.H. Clark and B. Bly, Pragmatics and Discourse. Subject Index.


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@qu:"Speech, Language and Communication provides an excellent presentation of the major issues in the study of human communication. This edited volume provides a set of concise and well-written reviews by some of the most respected scholars in their respective fields. This volume could not only serve as an excellent text for an upper level course on the psychology of language but also as an excellent desk reference text." @source:--Richard R. Hurtig in EAR AND HEARING