The new edition contains substantial additions and revisions, reflecting new developments arising from the tremendous growth of research into the mental lexicon. There are twn new chapters, and others have been considerably expanded. No chapter remains unaltered, and over 300 new references have been added as notes and suggestions for further reading.
The book remains accessible in style, easy to read for both undergraduates and general readers.
- Completely revised in light of new research on the mental lexicon
- Widely adopted in its first edition throughout the world
- Aitchison is the author of a number of successful and well–reviewed books
- A highly informative and accessible account of a central area of research.