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Title Blackwell handbook of language development / edited by Erika Hoff and Marilyn Shatz
Published Malden, MA ; Oxford : Blackwell Pub., 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 502 pages) : illustrations
Series Blackwell handbooks of developmental psychology
Blackwell handbooks of developmental psychology.
Contents pt I. Basic foundations and theoretical approaches to language development. The neurodevelopmental bases of language / Valerie L. Shafer and Karen Garrido-Nag -- Formal and computational constraints on language development / Helen Goodluck -- Domain-general learning capacities / Jenny R. Saffran and Erik D. Thiessen -- How inherently social is language? / Dare Baldwin and Meredith Meyer -- Input and the acquisition of language : three questions / Virginia C. Mueller Gathercole and Erika Hoff -- The emergence of language : a dynamical systems account / Julia L. Evans -- pt II. Language development in infancy. Experiential influences on speech perception and speech production in infancy / Linda Polka, Susan Rvachew, and Karen Mattock -- Acquiring linguistic structure / LouAnn Gerken -- Cognitive processes in early word learning / Diane Poulin-Dubois and Susan A. Graham -- Syntactic supports for word learning / Letitia R. Naigles and Lauren D. Swensen -- pt III. Language development in early childhood. Phonological development / Carol Stoel-Gammon and Anna Vogel Sosa -- Mechanisms of word learning / Gil Diesendruck -- The abstract nature of syntactic representations : consequences for a theory of learning / Jeffrey Lidz -- Conversational understanding in young children / Michael Siegal and Luca Surian -- Bilingual first language acquisition / Fred Genesee and Elena Nicoladis -- pt IV. Language development after early childhood. Developing linguistic knowledge and language use across adolescence / Ruth A. Berman -- Language and literacy in bilingual children in the early school years / D. Kimbrough Oller and Linda Jarmulowicz -- Second language acquisition in childhood / Johanne Paradis -- pt V. Atypical language development. Children with specific language impairment : bridging the genetic and developmental perspectives / Mabel L. Rice -- Atypical language development : autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders / Helen Tager-Flusberg -- Reading and reading disorders / Heikki Lyytinen, Jane Erskine, Mikko Aro, and Ulla Richardson
Basic foundations and theoretical approaches to language development -- Language development in infancy -- Language development in early childhood -- Language development after early childhood -- Atypical language development
Analysis Electronic books
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Language acquisition.
Form Electronic book
Author Hoff, Erika, 1951-
Shatz, Marilyn.
Wiley InterScience (Online service)
LC no. 2006028202
ISBN 0470757833
1405171596 (electronic bk.)
9781405171595 (electronic bk.)