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Title Beyond nature-nurture : essays in honor of Elizabeth Bates / edited by Michael Tomasello, Dan Isaac Slobin.
Imprint Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers, 2005.


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Description 1 online resource (il, 339 pages) : illustrations
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
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Subject Bates, Elizabeth.
Bates, Elizabeth.
Bates, Elizabeth, -2003
Language acquisition.
Nature and nurture.
Cognition and culture.
Language and culture.
Communication and culture.
Contents Introduction / Dan I. Slobin and Michael Tomasello -- Part I. Gestures and word learning -- 1. Gesture and the Emergence and Development of Language / Virginia Volterra [and others] -- 2. Commonality and Individual Differences in Vocabulary Growth / Philip Dale and Judith Goodman -- Part II. The competition model and connectionism -- 3. New Directions in the Competition Model / Brian MacWhinney -- 4. Cues, Constraints, and Competition in Sentence Processing / Jeffrey L. Elman, Mary Hare, and Ken McRae -- Part III. Grammar -- 5. Words and Grammar / Virginia Marchman and Donna Thai -- 6. The Competition Model : Crosslinguistic Studies of Online Processing / Antonella Devescovi and Simonetta D'Amico -- Part IV. Biology and language -- 7. Rethinking Developmental Neurobiology / Barbara L. Finlay -- 8. Bates's Emergentist Theory and its Relevance to Understanding Genotype/Phenotype Relations / Annette Karmiloff-Smith -- 9. Language and the Brain / Frederic Dick [and others] -- Part V. Language processing -- 10. The Lexicon, Grammar, and the Past Tense : Dissociation Revisited / William D. Marslen-Wilson and Lorraine K. Tyler -- 11. Perceptual and Attentional Factors in Language Comprehension : A Domain-General Approach / Jennifer Aydelott, Maria Kutas, and Kara D. Federmeier -- Addendum : About Liz / Jennifer Aydelott.
Summary These essays should appeal to international scholars in the fields of developmental psycholinguistics, cognitive science, crosslinguistic research, and both child and adult language disorders. It is an overview of many areas of cognitive science, and will be of classroom use at the graduate level in course seminars in any of these topics.
Other Author Bates, Elizabeth.
Tomasello, Michael.
Slobin, Dan Isaac, 1939-
Other Title Print version: Beyond nature-nurture. Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers, 2005 0805850279