CHAPTER 1 LANGUAGE AND LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT CHAPTER 2 BIOLOGICAL BASIS OF LANGUAGE CHAPTER 3 THE FIRST 24 MONTHS CHAPTER 4 GRAMMATICAL DEVELOPMENT CHAPTER 5 THE LEXICON CHAPTER 6 SOCIAL ASPECTS OF LANGUAGE CHAPTER 7 LIFE WITH MORE THAN ONE LANGUAGE CHAPTER 8 LANGUAGE AND THOUGHT CHAPTER 9 PLANNING SPEECH FROM THOUGHT TO ARTICULATION CHAPTER 10 LANGUAGE COMPREHENSION CHAPTER 11 LANGUAGE DURING THE SCHOOL YEARS CHAPTER 12 LANGUAGE ACROSS THE LIFESPAN
Shelia M. Kennison (Ph.D., University of Massachusetts at Amherst) is Professor of Psychology at Oklahoma State University. She has a taught a variety of courses in psychology, including language development, statistics, and research design. She earned her M.S. and Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and her bachelor's degree in linguistics and psychology from Harvard University. Her research on language comprehension has received funding from the National Science Foundation, the Fulbright Foundation, and Psi Chi. She has published research articles in numerous journals, including Cognition, Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, Journal of Memory and Language, and Discourse Processes. Her research includes studies of language processing in English as well as other languages, including Spanish, German, Japanese, Chinese, and Finnish.