A Glossary of Language and Mind
This alphabetical guide to language and mind gives an up-to-date introduction to the key topics of speech comprehension, speech production and child language. Written by a well-known author in the field, the entries are concise and lucid, and provide an easy-to-read overview of an area of linguistics which lies at the core of the human ability to use language.
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acquiring language adult ambiguity American linguist Noam American Sign Language animal communication ape signing argue assemblage error assignment of structure B. F. Skinner babbling behaviour Broca's area caregiver language child language chimps claimed cognitive abilities complex connectionism controversy dyslexia example groups of words guage guided learning hearers human language hypothesis important inbuilt innateness involves known language acquisition Language Acquisition Device language and mind left hemisphere lexical linguist Noam Chomsky linked localisation maturationally meaning mental lexicon meronymy metaphor Noam Chomsky normally noun overgeneralisation parameter setting particular patients patterns perceptual strategies phrase problem produce speech proposed psycholinguistics psychologist realised receptive aphasia researchers Sapir-Whorf hypothesis selection errors semantic sign language similar slips sounds speakers speech comprehension speech disorders speech perception speech production structure to groups suggests syllables syntax talk thought tion tongue speech errors transformational grammar utterances verbs Wernicke's area word endings word recognition word retrieval