Memory, Language, and Bilingualism: Theoretical and Applied Approaches

Memory, Language, and Bilingualism: Theoretical and Applied Approaches

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Cambridge University Press, 2012-11-01
EAN 9781107008908, ISBN10: 1107008905

Paperback, 388 pages, 23 x 22.8 x 15.2 cm

The relationship between memory and language and the topic of bilingualism are important areas of research in both psychology and linguistics and are grounded in cognitive and linguistic paradigms, theories and experimentation. This volume provides an integrated theoretical/real-world approach to second language learning, use and processing from a cognitive perspective. A strong international and interdisciplinary team of contributors present the results of various explorations into bilingual language processing, from recent advances in studies on bilingual memory to studies on the role of the brain in language processing and language forgetting. This is a strong yet balanced combination of theoretical/overview contributions and accounts of novel, original, empirical studies which will educate readers on the relationship between theory, cognitive experimentation and data and their role in understanding language learning and practice.

Advance praise: 'This comprehensive collection of cutting-edge interdisciplinary research into bilingual cognition makes important contributions to theory and practice alike. A must for both students and experienced researchers.' Nick Ellis, University of Michigan