‘If you want to find out about the current state of knowledge concerning language in the brain with the least possible pain, then read this friendly book.’ David Crystal, English Today
- Discusses the structure and content of the human word-store, or 'mental lexicon'.
- Features a highly informative and accessible account of a central area of research.
- Incorporates new research on the mental lexicon.
- Written by a prominent researcher of the mental lexicon, language change, and the language of the media.