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Psycholinguistics, Overview
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1. Introduction

In its primary sense, psycholinguistics is an interdisciplinary field in which linguists and psychologists use behavioral evidence to study how language is processed in the normal adult mind, though more broadly psycholinguistics also encompasses the learning of language by children and adults (language acquisition) and the implementa…

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James MYERS, “Psycholinguistics, Overview”, in: Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics, General Editor Rint Sybesma. Consulted online on 01 April 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2210-7363_ecll_COM_000080>
First published online: 2015

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