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Clark, Herbert H. and Eve V. Clark. 1977. Psychology and language: An introduction to psycholinguistics. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. xvi + 608 pp.


A gereral textbook on psycholinguistics covering topics such as: the nature of language (discussed with reference to structural and functional notions); comprehension processes (the comprehension of sentences and speech acts, the understanding of indirectness, the answering of questions, the role of memory for prose, and the perception of speech); production processes (plans and their execution); language acquisition; meaning and thought (the representation of meaning, uses of meaning, and meaning in child language); language and thought (including a discussion of universals, language variation, and linguistic relativity).

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