ARTICULATE MAMMAL AITCHISON PDF

ARTICULATE MAMMAL AITCHISON PDF

The Articulate Mammal has ratings and 12 reviews. Sara said: This is a The Articulate Mammal: An Introduction to Psycholinguistics Jean Aitchison. Jean Aitchison. THE ARTICULATE MAMMAL: AN INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLINGUISTICS. New York: Universe Books, pp. (also available in. An established bestseller, The Articulate Mammal is a concise and highly Jean Aitchison investigates these issues with regard to animal communication, child.

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Contents Animals that try to talk. I found her brief discussions of Chomsky’s parameter setting theory and recent work on optimality theory by Archangeli and Langendoen to be so fascinating that it has made me go out to read more on the subject.

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Published June 26th by Routledge first published Return to Table of Contents. Feb 02, Rachael Johnson rated it it was amazing. Bankers clerk or hippopotamus? Chris Tang rated it it was amazing Dec 03, Paperbackpages. There is mammap substantial articklate useful “further reading” section at the back of the book and an equally useful list of sources. Alix Rowe rated it it was amazing Sep 21, The author investigates these issues with regard to animal communication, child language and the language of adults, and provides references and suggestions for further reading.

Yuli Scheidt rated it it was amazing Dec 08, An Introduction to Psycholinguistics. El rated it it was amazing Nov 20, Account Options Sign in.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. This is a really good introduction to psycholinguistics–language aarticulate, speech production, comprehension.

Zan rated it liked it Sep 06, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The student resources previously accessed via GarlandScience. It could be through conference attendance, group discussion or directed reading to name just a few examples. The Cheshire Cats grin. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Adam rated it liked it Mar 02, Thomas Scovel Snippet view – The author investigates these issues with regard to animal communication, child language and the language of adults, and provides references and suggestions for further reading.

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She explains the pioneering work of Noam Chomsky; how children become acclimatized to speech rhythms before birth; the acquisition of verbs; construction and cognitive grammar; and aphasia and dementia. Aitichison differentiates between the psychological and linguistic approaches to psycholinguistics by their methodology.

The second area covered in the book concerns the precise relationship between language usage and knowledge. In chapters 6 and 7, “Chattering Children” and “Puzzling it Out,” Aitchison writes about a central matter in psycholinguistics, the problem of exactly how children learn language and why they progress so quickly while learning it.

Exclusive web offer for individuals. My library Help Advanced Book Search. A blueprint in the brain? Jean Aitchison London: What is language and is it restricted to humans? Oct 10, Aga rated it liked it. It was fascinating and by far my favourite area of the subject.

The final chapter, “Banker’s Clerk or Hippopotamus? Arcadia rated it it was amazing Feb 01, Let down by dull style. The author investigates these issues with regard to anima Requiring no prior knowledge of the subject, this text tackles basic questions central to the study of psycholinguistics, such as whether language is restricted to humans, whether there is biological evidence for innate language activity, how children learn language, and how we understand, plan and produce language.

A very brilliant introduction to psycholinguistics. I have often kept track of it and really wanted to fork out for my own up to date copy. We provide a free online form to document your learning and a certificate for your records.

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The Articulate Mammal: An Introduction to Psycholinguistics

Katie rated it really liked it Mar 14, Description Table of Contents Author s Bio. I can’t wait to read it again! Summary This Routledge Classics edition includes a new foreword by the author. All in all, this book is a helpful and informative general introduction to psycholinguistics, presupposing no prior knowledge of the subject.

This is a talent not to be scoffed at, for the book certainly drives home what a strange, quirky, complex, and frequently illogical or counterintuitive thing language learning is, and how difficult it is to capture aspects of it in succinct and accurate sentences.

Requiring no prior knowledge of the subject, this text tackles basic questions central to the study of psycholinguistics, such as whether language is restricted to humans, whether there is biological evidence for innate language activity, how children learn language, and how we understand, plan and produce language.

The Articulate Mammal: An Introduction to Psycholinguistics

No trivia or quizzes yet. Feb 22, Jazmin rated it it was amazing. As an ex-philosophy major it greatly interested me that many of the tumultuous issues described by Aitchison in this book as currently engaging psycholinguistics ultimately turn upon conceptual interpretations of problems that were first raised by rationalist and empiricist philosophers in the 17th century. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. It is so accessible and aitchuson feel like a text at all.