Handbook Of East Asian Psycholinguistics, 1st Edition

  • Volume 1
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  • ISBN-10: 1139136151
  • ISBN-13: 9781139136150
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 455 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released December 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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Presents a discussion of the psycholinguistic study of Chinese. Covers topics in first and second language acquisition, language processing and reading, language disorders in children and adults, and the relationships between language, brain, culture, and cognition.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
The Handbook of East Asian Psycholinguistics.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Notes on Contributors.
Introduction: New Frontiers in Chinese Psycholinguistics.
1: Language Acquisition.
2: Actions and Results in the Acquisition of Cantonese Verbs.
3: Chinese Children's Knowledge of the Binding Principles.
4: Chinese Classifiers: Their Use and Acquisition.
5: Child Language Acquisition of Temporality in Mandarin Chinese.
6: Second Language Acquisition by Native Chinese Speakers.
7: Making Explicit Children's Implicit Epilanguage in Learning to Read Chinese.
8: Emergent Literacy Skills in Chinese.
9: Basic Syntactic Categories in Early Language Development.
10: Growth of Orthography–Phonology Knowledge in the Chinese Writing System.
11: Interaction of Biological and Environmental Factors in Phonological Learning.
12: The Importance of Verbs in Chinese.
13: Grammar Acquisition Via Parameter Setting.
14: Early Bilingual Acquisition in the Chinese Context.
15: Language Processing.
16: Word-Form Encoding in Chinese Speech Production.
17: Effects of Semantic Radical Consistency and Combinability on Chinese Character Processing.
18: Eye Movement in Chinese Reading: Basic Processes and Crosslinguistic Differences.
19: The Chinese Character in Psycholinguistic Research: Form, Structure, and the Reader.
20: Perception and Production of Mandarin Chinese Tones.
21: Phonological Mediation in Visual Word Recognition in English and Chinese.
22: Reading Chinese Characters: Orthography, Phonology, Meaning, and the Lexical Constituency Model.
23: Processing of Characters by Native Chinese Readers.
24: L2 Acquisition and Processing of Mandarin Tones.
25: The Comprehension of Coreference in Chinese Discourse.
26: Lexical Ambiguity Resolution in Chinese Sentence Processing.
27: Language and the Brain.
28: The Relationship between Language and Cognition.
29: Language Processing in Bilinguals as Revealed by Functional Imaging: A Contemporary Synthesis.
30: Specific Language Impairment in Chinese.
31: Brain Mapping of Chinese Speech Prosody.
32: Modeling Language Acquisition and Representation: Connectionist Networks.
33: The Manifestation of Aphasia Syndromes in Chinese.
34: Naming of Chinese Phonograms: From Cognitive Science to Cognitive Neuroscience.
35: How the Brain Reads the Chinese Language: Recent Neuroimaging Findings.
Epilogue: A Tribute to Elizabeth Bates.
Name Index.
Subject Index.