Written in a lively style, Discovering Speech, Words, and Mind applies a scientific approach to the study of various aspects of speech, using everyday examples to introduce the beginning student to the world of language and cognition. An accessible introduction to the fundamentals of speech production, speech perception, word-formation, language acquisition and speech disordersConsiders how the informational content of the speech signal relates to phonological units connecting the three areas of speech, words, and mindFocuses on speech production and recognition at the word-level and below, and includes sign languagesWritten in a highly accessible style for students with no background in linguistics or psychologyPacked with numerous student-friendly features, including engaging examples, illustrations, and sidebars for further discussion; further online exercises and data also available at http://www.discoveringspeech.wiley.com/
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Number of pages: 318
Weight: 622 g
Dimensions: 243 x 188 x 16 mm
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