Relations of Language and Thought: The View from Sign Language and Deaf Children / Edition 1

Relations of Language and Thought: The View from Sign Language and Deaf Children / Edition 1

by Marc Marschark, Patricia Siple, Diane Lillo-Martin, Ruth Campbell
     
 

This newest volume asks, 'Does growing up deaf or having sign language as a first language affect children's cognitive development?' The result is a unique exploration of the connection between what happens in the mind and what is communicated to others. Much of the discussion revolves around deaf children and sign language, but the applied and theoretical… See more details below

Overview

This newest volume asks, 'Does growing up deaf or having sign language as a first language affect children's cognitive development?' The result is a unique exploration of the connection between what happens in the mind and what is communicated to others. Much of the discussion revolves around deaf children and sign language, but the applied and theoretical implications go to the roots of the study of language and thought.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195100587
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
08/28/1997
Series:
Counterpoints: Cognition, Memory, and Language Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors
1Relations of Language and Cognition: What Do Deaf Children Tell Us?3
2Universals, Generalizability, and the Acquisition of Signed Language24
3The Modular Effects of Sign Language Acquisition62
4Read the Lips: Speculations on the Nature and Role of Lipreading in Cognitive Development of Deaf Children110
5Making Faces: Coextant Domains for Language and Visual Cognition147
6In Support of the Language Acquisition Device153
7Modules and the Informational Encapsulation of Language Processes163
8Models, Modules, and Modality172
Index185

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