The Psycholinguistics of Bilingualism by François Grosjean
By: François Grosjean; Ping Li
Print ISBN: 9781444332797, 1444332791
eText ISBN: 9781118349786, 1118349784
Copyright year: 2012
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
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