Readership: Linguists and cognitive scientists at graduate level and above.
Psycholinguists, neurolinguists, and linguists including researchers in: the psychology of language; first language acquisition; bilingualism; and morphological/lexical processing.
Graduate students in these fields.
Some attention might be given to marketing in Chinese-speaking countries. The book includes a chapter (by James Myers in Taiwan) which presents the most current and complete synthesis of the psycholinguistic research on compounding in Chinese.
Gary Libben, University of Alberta, and Gonia Jarema, University of Montreal
"...a good introduction to the issues that arise in doing research on compounds, and is instructive in illustrating how studying compounds provides insight into the nature of lexical access and the lexicon." - Dr. Sara Finley, Linguistlist
1: Gary Libben: Why Study Compound Processing? An Overview of the Issues
2: Wolfgang U. Dressler: Compound Types
3: Gonia Jarema: Compound Representation and Processing
4: Carlo Semenza and Sara Mondini: The Neuropsychology of Compound Words
5: Elena Nicoladis: Preschool Children's Acquisition of Compounds
6: Erika S. Levy, Mira Goral, and Loraine K. Obler: Doghouse/Chien-maison/Niche: Compounds in Bilinguals
7: Christina L. Gagne and Thomas L. Spalding: Conceptual Combination: Implictions for the Mental Lexicon
8: James Myers: Processing Chinese Compounds: A Survey of the Literature