Methods for Studying Language Production

Methods for Studying Language Production

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In this volume, which simultaneously honors the career contributions of Jean Berko Gleason and provides an overview of a broad and increasingly important research area, a panel of highly productive language researchers share and evaluate methods of eliciting and analyzing language production across the life span and in varying populations. Chapters address a wide variety of historical and evolving approaches to data collection for the study of morphosyntax, the lexicon, and pragmatics, both laboratory-based and naturalistic. Special concerns that arise in the study of atypical child development, aging, and second language acquisition are a focus of the discussion.Thus, a particular task (e.g., recording instructions for an unseen listener on how to assemble a Lego house) and/or task condition (e.g., performing the Lego instructions task after first spending 10 minutes planning what to say and how to say itanbsp;...

Title:Methods for Studying Language Production
Author:Lise Menn, Nan Bernstein Ratner
Publisher:Psychology Press - 1999-10-01


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