Table of contents for Introduction to language development / Scott McLaughlin.

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	Contents
Foreword by M. N. Hegde	ix
	Preface	xi
CHAPTER 1	The Dimensions of Human Communication	1
	Major Dimensions of Human Communication	3
	The Linguistic Aspects of Language	26
	Chapter Summary	40
	Review Questions	41
	Suggested Readings	42
CHAPTER 2	The Structural Bases of Human Communication	43
	Neurological Bases of Human Communication	44
	Anatomical Structures for Speech	55
	Anatomy and Physiology of Hearing	60
	Structural Foundations for Communication	63
	Chapter Summary	77
	Review Questions	78
	Suggested Readings	78
CHAPTER 3	The Interactive Bases of Human Communication	81
	Social Principles of Learning	83
	Cognitive Principles of Learning	95
	Behavioral Principles of Learning	109
	Chapter Summary	121
	Review Questions	122
	Suggested Readings	122
CHAPTER 4	Models of Language Development	123
	Central Questions and Issues	124
	Models of Language and Language Learning	127
	Chapter Summary	172
	Review Questions	172
	Suggested Readings	173
CHAPTER 5	The Beginnings?Infant Communication	175
	Development in Related Domains						
177
	The Prelinguistic Foundations for Language				179
	Infant and Caregiver Communication					192
	Chapter Summary							216
	Review Questions								217
	Suggested Readings							218
CHAPTER 6	Early Language Development?Toddlers	219
	Development in Related Domains	220
	Development in Pragmatics	223
	The First Words	231
	Combining Words, Meanings, and Functions	246
	Tools for Language Development	254
	Chapter Summary	263
	Review Questions	264
	Suggested Readings	264
CHAPTER 7	Pragmatic and Semantic Development in Preschoolers	267
	Development in Related Domains	268
	Pragmatic Development	270
	Semantic Development	290
	Chapter Summary	301
	Review Questions	302
	Suggested Readings	302
CHAPTER 8	Developing Grammar in Preschoolers	305
	Development in Related Domains	306
	Grammatical Development	306
	Comprehension of Grammar	341
	Language Taught and Language Learned	346
	Chapter Summary	348
	Review Questions	349
	Suggested Readings	350
CHAPTER 9	Language Changes During the School Years and Beyond	351
	Development in Related Domains	353
	Grammar: The Final Pieces of the Puzzle	355
	Semantics: Growth and Changes	362
	Metalinguistics??Rising Above Language	368
	Pragmatics: Conversations, Anecdotes, and Classrooms	376
	Language for Literacy	383
	Language Changes Across the Life Span	389
	Chapter Summary	395
	Review Questions	396
	Suggested Readings	396
CHAPTER 10	Language Differences: Diversity and Disorders	399
	Language Diversity	401
	Language Disorders	416
	Chapter Summary	421
	Review Questions	421
	Suggested Readings	422
	Glossary	423
	References	447
	Appendix	457
	Index	463
Foreword

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Language acquisition.
Communication.