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Words in the Mind: An Introduction to the Mental Lexicon

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This text deals with words, and how humans learn them, remember them, understand them, and find the ones they want. It discusses the structure and content of the human word-store or mental lexicon with particular reference to the spoken language of native English speakers.
Hardcover, 328 pages
Published January 8th 2003 by Wiley-Blackwell (first published 1987)
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Interesting content, but somewhat dry and biased in its representation, IMHO.
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Jean Aitchison is a Professor of Language and Communication in the Faculty of English Language and Literature at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of Worcester College, Oxford.

Her main areas of interest include:

Socio-historical linguistics
Language and mind
Language and the media
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