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Phonological Development: Origins of Language in the Child by Marilyn Vihman (University of Wales, Bangor UK)
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This is the first book length survey of and introduction to the study of the child's acquisition of phonology.It contrasts data-based interactionist, cognitive models of phonological development with earlier deductive behaviorist and structuralist accounts. Setting these models in current neurophysiological perspectives, it integrates the flourishing independent research areas of infant speech perception and vocal production. The book traces the nature and timing of prosodic and segmental development with due attention to evidence of individual differences and from cross-linguistic studies. It describes the emergence of first words and the first phonological system against the background of the child's social and cognitive development in the first 18 months. Reviewing current studies of later development, the book discusses the role of vocabulary growth in the emergence of the segment, the early relationship of phonology and syntax, and the emergence of reading and spelling in relation to phonological sensitivity.

Table of Contents

List of figures. List of tables. Acknowledgments. Conventions. 1. Introduction. 2. Theoretical Perspectives. 3. Infant Speech Perception: Initial Capacities. 4. Infant Speech Perception: Developmental Change. 5. Infant Vocal Production. 6. The Transition to Language. 7. Linguistic Perception, Word Recognition, and Phonological Representations. 8. Advances in Phonological Development. Appendices. References. Index.

Author Biography

Marilyn Vihman is Associate Professor in Communication Sciences and Disorders at Southeastern Louisiana University. From 1980 to 1988 she was Director of the Child Phonology Project at Stanford University.
Release date NZ
December 20th, 1995
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
0
Imprint
Blackwell Publishers
Pages
328
Dimensions
154x229x20
ISBN-13
9780631163541
Product ID
3081002

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