Harmondsworth : Penguin, 1968. First Edition. Near fine copy in the original stiff-card wrappers; edges very slightly dust-dulled and toned. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Item #341103
Series; Modern psychology readings. Physical description; 392 pages ; illustrations ; 18 cm. Notes; Includes bibliographical references. Contents; Part 1. Acquisition and development -- The creation of language / D. McNeill (1966) -- A biological perspective of language / E.H. Lenneberg (1964) -- Control of grammar in imitation, comprehension and production / C. Fraser, U. Bellugi, R. Brown (1963) -- The directive function of speech in development and dissolution, part I. / A.R. Luria (1959) -- How shall a thing be called? / R. Brown (1958) -- Part 2. Perception and production -- Instrumental methods for research in phonetics / F.S. Cooper (1965) -- On the acoustic basis of the perception of intonation by linguists / P. Lieberman (1965) -- Effects of context upon intelligibility of heard speech / D.J. Bruce (1956) -- The effect of irrelevant material on the efficiency of selective listening / A.M. Treisman (1964) -- A preliminary functional model for language behavior / J. Morton (1964) -- Hesitation and grammatical encoding / D.S. Boomer (1965) -- Bilingualism and bicodalism / P.A. Kolers (1965) -- Part 3. Psychological aspects of linguistics -- Underlying and superficial linguistic structure / P.M. Postal (1964) -- Some preliminaries to psycholinguistics / G.A. Miller (1965) -- A chronometric study of some relations between sentences / G.A. Miller and K.O. McKean (1964) -- Could meaning be an rm? / J.A. Fodor (1965) -- The contexts of plausible denial / P.C. Watson (1965) -- Part 4. Quantitative and mathematical aspects -- A mathematical theory of communication / C.E. Shannon (1948) -- Information theory and psycholinguistics / B. Mandelbrot (1965) -- Verbal responses and contextual constraints in language / A.M. Treisman (1965) -- Grammars and machines / J.P. Thorne (1964) -- Part 5. Pathology and brain function -- The neurology of language / R. Brain (1961) -- Review of speech and brain mechanism by W. Penfield and L. Roberts / E.H. Lenneberg (1960)-- The directive function of speech in development and dissolution, part II. / A.R. Luria (1959) -- Observations on cerebral dominance / B. Milner, C. Branch, T. Rasmussen (1964). Subjects; Psycholinguistics. Language. Language Development. Psycholinguistics. Language and languages ; Addresses, essays, lectures. Language and languages Psychology. Language and languages Addresses, essays, lectures. Psycholinguistics. Language and languages Psychology. Psycholinguistics. Grammar, Comparative and general Syntax. Language and languages. Genres; Aufsatzsammlung. Bibliography. Illustrated.