Oxford handbook of psycholinguistics, The
Oxford University Press 2018 Second editionEISBN 9780191835407
The ability to communicate quickly and flexibly through both spoken and written language is one of the defining characteristics of the human race. Yet it remains a mysterious process. The science of psycholinguistics attempts to uncover the mechanisms and representations underlying human language. This interdisciplinary field has seen massive developments over the last decades, with a broad expansion of the research base, and the incorporation of new experimental techniques such as brain imaging and computational modelling. The result is that real progress is being made in the understanding of the key components of language in the mind. This new and expanded edition of 'The Oxford Handbook of Psycholinguistics' brings together the views of over 80 experts in various domains of psycholinguistic research, offering a comprehensive and authoritative review of the field.