The Psycholinguistics of Bilingualism

Ping Li, François Grosjean

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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
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Number of pages256
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-444-33279-7
ISBN (Print)978-1-444-33279-7
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Externally publishedYes


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