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Language Comprehension and Learning by Deaf Students

Marc Marschark and Loes Wauters

in Deaf Cognition: Foundations and Outcomes

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195368673
eISBN:
9780199894161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368673.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter explores the possibility that interactions between language comprehension and cognition underlie the differences and challenges observed in learning by deaf students at a more basic ... More


Spoken Language in Children With Cochlear Implants

Ann E. Geers

in Advances in the Spoken Language Development of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195179873
eISBN:
9780199893706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179873.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter shows that children using cochlear implants attain significantly higher speech and spoken language skills than do children with equal hearing loss who do not use cochlear implants. It ... More


Early Identification, Communication Modality, and the Development of Speech and Spoken Language Skills: Patterns and Considerations

Christine Yoshinaga-Itano

in Advances in the Spoken Language Development of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195179873
eISBN:
9780199893706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179873.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter focuses on information which has been gained about the speech and spoken language development of children whose hearing loss has been identified through universal newborn hearing ... More


The Process and Early Outcomes of Cochlear Implantation by Three Years of Age

Johanna G. Nicholas and Ann E. Geers

in Advances in the Spoken Language Development of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195179873
eISBN:
9780199893706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179873.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter reviews literature on children who receive cochlear implants during the first 3 years of life. Data suggests that early implantation results in faster development of auditory and speech ... More


How access to language affects theory of mind in deaf children

Marek Meristo, Erland Hjelmquist, and Gary Morgan

in Access to Language and Cognitive Development

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199592722
eISBN:
9780191731488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592722.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines theory of mind (ToM) and related aspects of social cognition in children born deaf or with severe hearing impairments. It shows that, while these populations have the potential ... More


Literacy and Mothering: How Women’s Schooling Changes the Lives of the World's Children

Robert A. LeVine, Sarah LeVine, Beatrice Schnell-Anzola, Meredith L. Rowe, and Emily Dexter

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195309829
eISBN:
9780199932733
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309829.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Decades of research have shown that women’s school attainment is correlated with reduced child mortality and fertility in developing countries – without clarifying the processes involved. This book ... More


Economic Value of Reciprocal Bilingualism

Ramon Caminal

in The Economics of Language Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034708
eISBN:
9780262335980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034708.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Some bilingual societies exhibit a distribution of language skills that cannot be explained by economic theories that portray languages as pure communication devices. Such distribution of skills are ... More


Stages of Thought: The Co-Evolution of Religious Thought and Science

Michael Horace Barnes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195396270
eISBN:
9780199852482
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396270.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book examines a pattern of cognitive development that has evolved over thousands of years—a pattern manifest in both science and religion. It describes how the major world cultures built upon ... More


Reflective lesson planning: Promoting learner autonomy in the classroom

Lindsay Miller

in Maintaining Control: Autonomy and Language Learning

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099234
eISBN:
9789882207165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099234.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter suggests that much of the literature on autonomy in practice has focused on language learning outside the classroom context, since principles of autonomy are much more difficult to ... More


Neural Bases of Cognitive Development

Margot J. Taylor

in Lifespan Cognition: Mechanisms of Change

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195169539
eISBN:
9780199847204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169539.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

At birth, an infant's brain and central nervous system contain all the components found in all adult brain, just as the newborn's body has all the parts in the right places, but the growth and ... More


Introduction

MARILYN SHATZ

in A Toddler’s Life: Becoming a Person

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195099232
eISBN:
9780199846863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099232.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the essence of toddlerhood and the development of social-linguistic intelligence. This describes the incidents covering ... More


Do Enclaves Matter in Immigrant Adjustment?

George J. Borjas, Barry R. Chiswick, George J. Borjas, Barry R. Chiswick, George J. Borjas, and Barry R. Chiswick

in Foundations of Migration Economics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198788072
eISBN:
9780191830068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788072.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter is concerned with the determinants and consequences of immigrant/linguistic concentrations (enclaves). The reasons for the formation of these concentrations are discussed. Hypotheses are ... More


Scribal Skills

Bhavani Raman

in Document Raj: Writing and Scribes in Early Colonial South India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226703275
eISBN:
9780226703299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226703299.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on the specific skills of scribes. It looks at the tasks, responsibilities, habits as well as challenges of scribes. It scrutinizes the effectiveness of the processes that ... More


Kanzi!

Duane M. Rumbaugh and David A. Washburn

in Intelligence of Apes and Other Rational Beings

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300099836
eISBN:
9780300129359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300099836.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

Kanzi was the first ape to manifest significant language skills he acquired in his day-to-day living experiences. He spontaneously learned the meanings of literally hundreds of lexigrams and spoken ... More


Ethnic Networks and Language Proficiency Among Immigrants

George J. Borjas, Barry R. Chiswick, George J. Borjas, Barry R. Chiswick, George J. Borjas, and Barry R. Chiswick

in Foundations of Migration Economics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198788072
eISBN:
9780191830068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788072.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Recent research on the linguistic adjustment of minority-language-speaking immigrants in several destinations has found that acquisition of destination language skills is inhibited by living in an ... More


Prologue

Andrea Moro

in The Boundaries of Babel: The Brain and the Enigma of Impossible Languages

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262134989
eISBN:
9780262280204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262134989.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This prologue begins in the nineteenth century with the story of a twenty-one-year-old man, nicknamed Tan-Tan, who exhibited an unusual linguistic problem: Whenever he was asked a question, he would ... More


Selecting Strasbourg Judges: A Critique

David Kosař

in Selecting Europe's Judges: A Critical Review of the Appointment Procedures to the European Courts

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198727781
eISBN:
9780191794117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727781.003.0007
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter deals with selected problems that plague the process of selecting judges to the European Court of Human Rights today. It argues that the inadequate qualifications, experience, and ... More


Wiring-up a brain

Gerry T. M. Altmann

in The Ascent of Babel: An Exploration of Language, Mind, and Understanding

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523772
eISBN:
9780191689017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523772.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines the wiring of the neurons in the brain and its impact on language skills. It explains that the average adult human brain contains 10 billion or more nerve cells or neurons that ... More


Introduction

Massimo Piattelli‐Palmarini and Robert C. Berwick

in Rich Languages From Poor Inputs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199590339
eISBN:
9780191745041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590339.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This introductory chapter describes the structure and organization of this book, which is about state-of-the-art research on language structure and language growth in the child. The Poverty of the ... More


Pedagogical Uses of Translation

Louis Kelly

in The Oxford History of Literary Translation in English: Volume 2 1550-1660

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199246212
eISBN:
9780191803376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199246212.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter discusses the pedagogical functions of translation. Translation and translations discharged three functions: inculcating language skills, introducing literature, and teaching the craft ... More


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