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Psycholinguistics (Oxford Introductions to Language Study)

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Psycholinguists have shown that the production and comprehension of even the simplest language is a highly complex process. This brief introduction shows how psycholinguistic research can act as a window to the workings of the human mind and the study of consciousness.
Paperback, 135 pages
Published April 2nd 1998 by Oxford University Press, USA
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Heather
Oct 30, 2009 Heather rated it did not like it
Recommends it for: those who love torture
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This class and book helped me to realize why I never ever want to get a Master's or more in the field of Linguistics. I love language, but not on a theoretical science aspect view aka field study. My brain did not have the capacity to keep up with the class even though we had the best professor ever teaching it and the book was just horrible...I might as well have been reading Greek...I definitely took on more than I could chew, but thankfully my Prof. took pity on me and really helped me scrape ...more
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Aug 23, 2016 Simone rated it really liked it
A very nice and readable introduction into the field of psycholinguistics. I had just a slight idea what it is all about, now I feel like reading more academic texts. I learnt a few interesting facts and found this branch of linguistics very inspiring.
Abdulmogeeb AlHumaid
although I wanted to finish the whole book , but an alternative one came late , anyway this book has the most important theories and so so so simple
Zakaria Bziker
I had to read this book for my psycholinguistics master class and it was helpful though I was familiar with most of the issues adressed in the book.
Fernan Pérez
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Revelador para lectores no familiarizados con la lingüística. A veces confuso en términos técnicos, sin embargo siempre claro en los conceptos.
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Thomas Scovel was born in China and currently teaches courses in ESL, psycholinguistics, pedagogical grammar, second language acquisition, and TESOL methodology at San Francisco State University.

He has spent many years teaching and living in various Asian countries. He has been an active member of TESOL, AAAL, and the International Neuropsychological Society.

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