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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Add to Wish List. Jul 19, Jenny rated it it was amazing. This statement is in contrast to the situation 50 years ago, when she claims that psycholinguistics was “a seedling compared to the more mature areas of linguistics and psychology” p. In other words, language is ‘natural’ behavior–but it still has to be carefully ‘nurtured’ in order to reach its full potential.
In chapters 6 articulzte 7, “Chattering Children” aticulate “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.
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I love this book so much, it got me so far with the brain not just with articulation, but with the way it thinks. Thomas Scovel Snippet view – What are VitalSource eBooks? It is so accessible and doesn’t feel like a text at all. A time to speak: It doesn’t make me confused. In modern terminology, the aktchison is innately guided” p. Description Table of Contents Author s Bio. Now that it has been significantly revised I’ve gone and purchased the latest version to check it out.
I would recommend this to people interested in having children, as aicthison provides excellent insight into mental development in babies. A blueprint in the brain? Published June 26th by Routledge first published All human skills, even apparently unnatural ones, make use of innate predispositions. Nov 03, Sowmya rated aitchion it was amazing Shelves: Alix Rowe rated it it was amazing Sep 21, In order to narrow the subject matter of psycholinguistics, Aitchison concentrates on three key areas in the book.
Fascinating textbook on speech understanding and development. The title will be removed from your cart because it artlculate not available in this region.
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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 xrticulate to capture aspects of it in succinct and accurate sentences. What is language and is it restricted to humans? Feb 02, Rachael Johnson rated it it was amazing.
To top it off, the information in the book is presented clearly and is easy to follow, easy to become engaged with. In contrast to most introductory books on psycholinguistics written by mammal, Aitchison states that her artkculate is “an attempt to provide an introduction to the subject from the linguist’s point of view–although inevitably and rightly, it includes accounts of work done by psychologists” p. Obviously it isn’t a swift read but would leave you an insightful person. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
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Product pricing will be adjusted to match the corresponding currency. 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.
She rightly points out that the field of psycholinguistics “is in many ways like the proverbial hydra–a monster with an endless number of heads: Preface to the fifth edition. 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.
So much for dinner-table conversations!!! Socio-historical linguistics Language and mind Language and the media.
El rated it it was amazing Nov 20, We provide a free online form to document your learning and a certificate for your records. This is a really good introduction to psycholinguistics–language acquisition, speech production, aitchkson.
Home The Articulate Mammal: A blueprint in the brain? Please accept our apologies for any aitcnison this may cause. Let down by dull style. How do children acquire language so quickly? The third subject discussed is the question of how speech is comprehended and produced.