The Articulate Mammal: An Introduction to Psycholinguistics (4th ed.) Jean Aitchison () London: Routledge Pp. iii + ISBN (paper). Jean Aitchison. THE ARTICULATE MAMMAL: AN INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLINGUISTICS. New York: Universe Books, pp. (also available in. An established bestseller, The Articulate Mammal is a concise and highly readable introduction Jean Aitchison investigates these issues with regard to animal.

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The Articulate Mammal: An Introduction to Psycholinguistics

Aitchison reviews the most recent thinking on the evolutionary changes that allowed man the physiognomy to form a language, how language probably Account Options Sign in. My library Help Aitcihson Book Search.

An Introduction to Psycholinguistics. Requiring no prior knowledge of the articulzte, this text tackles basic jeab central to the study of psycholinguistics, such as whether language is restricted to humans, whether there is biological evidence for innate language activity, how children learn language, and how we understand, plan and produce language.


The author investigates these issues with regard to animal communication, child language and the language of adults, and provides references and suggestions for further reading.

As a result, the chapters on grammatical innateness, child language acquisition and speech comprehension have been largely rewritten. Selected pages Title Page.

Contents Animals that try to talk. A blueprint in the brain?

The Articulate Mammal: An Introduction to Psycholinguistics by Jean Aitchison

The white elephant problem. The case of the missing fingerprint. The Cheshire Cats grin.

Bankers clerk or hippopotamus? Suggestions for further reading. Articulwte editions – View all The Articulate Mammal: A time to speak: Thomas Scovel Snippet view – Animals that try to talk.