The Psycholinguistics of Bilingualism
January 2013, ©2012, Wiley-Blackwell
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The Psycholinguistics of Bilingualism presents a comprehensive introduction to the foundations of bilingualism, covering language processing, language acquisition, cognition and the bilingual brain.
- This thorough introduction to the psycholinguistics of bilingualism is accessible to non-specialists with little previous exposure to the field
- Introduces students to the methodological approaches currently employed in the field, including observation, experimentation, verbal and computational modelling, and brain imaging
- Examines spoken and written language processing, simultaneous and successive language acquisition, bilingual memory and cognitive effects, and neurolinguistic and neuro-computational models of the bilingual brain
- Written in an accessible style by two of the field’s leading researchers, together with contributions from internationally-renowned scholars
- Featuring chapter-by-chapter research questions, this is an essential resource for those seeking insights into the bilingual mind and our current knowledge of the cognitive basis of bilingualism