"The strengths of the book are many: its attention to monolingual and bilingual contexts, its clear explanation of methodology and its selection of key illustrated studies." (Times Higher Education Supplement, 4 November 2010)
"It is an ideal text for undergraduates taking a first course in the study of language." (Forbes.com, 2 November 2010)
Janet Dean Fodor, Graduate Center, City University of New York
"Fernandez and Cairns expose the mysteries of the human language ability by weaving together the insights gained from fifty years of psycholinguistic research into a highly readable introductory text."
Lyn Frazier, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
"The coverage of this textbook is exactly right for an introductory–level course. It offers clear and up–to–date information in every area without overwhelming the reader. The thread on multilingualism is unique."
Dana McDaniel, University of Southern Maine
"The authors have done a masterful job of reviewing current and long–standing issues in Psycholinguistics in a balanced, engaging fashion. An excellent introduction to the field!"
Janet Nicol, University of Arizona
"What most shines through is the authors′ great enthusiasm for elucidating the ideas that drive contemporary research in psycholinguistics. The wealth of their experience has produced a fresh, modern, and above all appealing introduction to this interdisciplinary field."
Dianne Bradley, Graduate Center, City University of New York