Cognition and Language: A Series in Psycholinguistics

Psychology of Language and Learning

Authors: Mowrer, O. Hobart

Free Preview

Buy this book

eBook $84.99
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4684-3650-1
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $119.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-1-4684-3652-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
About this book

There are very few psychologists living today who have contributed more to the advancement of psychology, in general, and to the psychology of language and thought, in particular, than O. Hobart Mowrer. It would indeed be ludicrous to attempt to list the many and varied accomplishments and contributions that Dr. Mowrer has made to his profession over the years. Even the selected essays that are in this volume can only suggest a modicum of his remarkable, vital, and ongo­ ing contribution to the psychology of language and thought. Further­ more, the chapters in this book, which were published over a period of some twenty-five years, clearly illustrate that Dr. Mowrer was concerned not only with basic research, but that he also had an interest in its application. These chapters also point to the fact that although Dr. Mowrer's orientation was primarily that of a "behaviorist" at the onset, his constant attempts to revise knowledge in this field and broaden its scope make it virtually impossible for us to classify him as a behaviorist in the narrow meaning of that term. The chapter on mental imagery, for example, written only a few years ago, serves to illustrate this point. In addition, the Autism Theory of Speech Development (see Chapter 4), one of Dr.

Table of contents (16 chapters)

Table of contents (16 chapters)
  • Language and Learning: An Experimental Paradigm

    Mowrer, O. Hobart

    Pages 3-19

  • Intertrial Responses as ‘Rehearsal’: A Study of ‘Overt Thinking’ in Animals

    Mowrer, O. Hobart

    Pages 21-31

  • Individual Learning and ‘Racial Experience’ in the Rat, with Special Reference to Vocalization

    Mowrer, O. Hobart

    Pages 33-49

  • The Autism Theory of Speech Development and Some Clinical Applications

    Mowrer, O. Hobart

    Pages 51-61

  • Hearing and Speaking: An Analysis of Language Learning

    Mowrer, O. Hobart

    Pages 63-76

Buy this book

eBook $84.99
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4684-3650-1
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $119.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-1-4684-3652-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Loading...

Recommended for you

Loading...

Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Psychology of Language and Learning
Authors
Series Title
Cognition and Language: A Series in Psycholinguistics
Copyright
1980
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
Plenum Press, New York
eBook ISBN
978-1-4684-3650-1
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4684-3650-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4684-3652-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 294
Topics