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Psychology Library Editions: Psychology of Reading: 11 Volume Set

Psychology Library Editions: Psychology of Reading: 11 Volume Set

1st Edition

Various
November 06, 2017

The psychology of reading investigates the process by which readers extract visual information from written text and make sense of it. Psychology Library Editions: Psychology of Reading (11 Volumes) brings together as one set, or individual volumes, a small series of previously out-of-print titles,...

Speech and Reading: A Comparative Approach

Speech and Reading: A Comparative Approach

1st Edition

Beatrice de Gelder, Jose Morais
November 06, 2017

Originally published in 1995, this collection of papers introduced a new dimension to the understanding of reading by focusing on the relation between spoken and written language processing. New perspectives on speech and reading are introduced by highlighting aspects of the two linguistic skills...

The Psychology of Reading and Spelling Disabilities

The Psychology of Reading and Spelling Disabilities

1st Edition

A.F. Jorm
November 06, 2017

Originally published in 1983, recent advances in cognitive psychology had revealed that reading and spelling disabilities may be due to deficits in basic cognitive processes. Dr Jorm looks at each type of disability in detail, in relation to normality as well as intellectual disability (formerly...

The Psychology of Reading

The Psychology of Reading

1st Edition

Alan Kennedy
November 06, 2017

Originally published in 1984, this new introductory text fulfilled a need amongst both psychology and education students for a book which dealt with reading in a way that explored areas beyond the strictly practical question of how to teach children to read. Previous books on the psychology of...

Interactive Processes in Reading

Interactive Processes in Reading

1st Edition

Alan M. Lesgold, Charles A. Perfetti
November 06, 2017

Originally published in 1981, this volume is the edited proceedings of a conference held at the Learning Research and Development Center of the University of Pittsburgh in September 1979. The 15 chapters share a number of common issues. These include the role of contextual influences on lexical...

Being Skilled: The Socializations of Learning to Read

Being Skilled: The Socializations of Learning to Read

1st Edition

Stuart McNaughton
November 06, 2017

Originally published in 1987, Being Skilled presents a new model of how children learn to read, and in particular those who learn quickly and precociously. Bringing together ideas from such diverse sources as cognitive and developmental psychology and behaviour analysis perspectives on learning,...

Surface Dyslexia: Neuropsychological and Cognitive Studies of Phonological Reading

Surface Dyslexia: Neuropsychological and Cognitive Studies of Phonological Reading

1st Edition

K. Patterson, J. C. Marshall, M. Coltheart
November 06, 2017

A child with developmental dyslexia or an adult with a reading disorder following brain damage might read the word shoe as ‘show’, why does this happen? Most current information processing models of reading distinguish between two alternative procedures for the pronunciation of a printed word. The...

Theoretical Issues in Reading Comprehension: Perspectives from Cognitive Psychology, Linguistics, Artificial Intelligence and Education

Theoretical Issues in Reading Comprehension: Perspectives from Cognitive Psychology, Linguistics, Artificial Intelligence and Education

1st Edition

Rand J. Spiro, Bertram C. Bruce, William F. Brewer
November 06, 2017

Research in cognitive psychology, linguistics, and artificial intelligence – the three disciplines that have the most direct application to an understanding of the mental processes in reading – is presented in this multilevel work, originally published in 1980, that attempts to provide a systematic...

Orthographies and Reading: Perspectives from Cognitive Psychology, Neuropsychology, and Linguistics

Orthographies and Reading: Perspectives from Cognitive Psychology, Neuropsychology, and Linguistics

1st Edition

Leslie Henderson
November 06, 2017

Originally published in 1984, the previous two decades had seen a rebirth of psychological interest in the process of reading. Attention had increasingly been directed to aspects of fluent reading, such as eye-movement control or contextual effects within the sentence, to a great extent progress...

The Psychology of Reading: An Interdisciplinary Approach (2nd Edn)

The Psychology of Reading: An Interdisciplinary Approach (2nd Edn)

1st Edition

Mildred C. Robeck, Randall R. Wallace
November 06, 2017

The need to know why as well as how children and youth respond as they do to reading instruction has guided the selection of this book’s content. The second edition of this title, originally published in 1990, has retained and elaborated upon the three major themes previously presented: that...

Psychophysiological Aspects of Reading and Learning

Psychophysiological Aspects of Reading and Learning

1st Edition

Victor M. Rentel, Samuel A. Corson, Bruce R. Dunn
November 06, 2017

Bringing together neurological assessments of reading and cognition, this provocative volume, originally published in 1985, presents eight major and sometimes controversial studies on the parts and patterns of the reading process. With comprehensive coverage ranging from psycholinguistics and...

Understanding Expository Text: A Theoretical and Practical Handbook for Analyzing Explanatory Text

Understanding Expository Text: A Theoretical and Practical Handbook for Analyzing Explanatory Text

1st Edition

Bruce K. Britton, John B. Black
November 06, 2017

Originally published in 1985, the various chapters in this volume give examples of research on all three aspects of text understanding – namely, structure, world knowledge and process. More than this, however, the research described represents a shift in emphasis from studying stories, which...

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