Writing systems and cognition : perspectives from psychology, physiology, linguistics, and semiotics /

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Imprint:Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, c1994.
Description:xiii, 461 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Series:Neuropsychology and cognition 6
Subject:Written communication
Written communication.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/1618459
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Other authors / contributors:Watt, W. C.
ISBN:0792325923 (acid-free paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references.
Table of Contents:
  • Pt. I. Reading, Writing, and the Difference. 1. Orthography, Reading Disability, and Cerebral Organization / Daisy L. Hung, Ovid J.L. Tzeng, W. L. Lee and J. M. Chang. 2. Predicting Reading Ability from the "Invented" Spellings of Kindergarten Children / Virginia A. Mann and R. R. Balise. 3. A Note on Teaching Writing to Rio Slum Children / Monica Rector. 4. Spelling as Culture / Mark Aronoff
  • Pt. II. Writing-Systems. 5. Some Graphotactic Constraints / James D. McCawley. 6. Some Thoughts on a Historico-Genetic Theory of the Lettershapes of our Alphabet / Herbert E. Brekle. 7. Developmental Morphographemics II / Philip A. Luelsdorff. 8. Determinacy Analysis and Contrastive Orthography / Philip A. Luelsdorff and Sergej V. Chesnokov. 9. Curves as Angles / W. C. Watt. 10. Empirical Methods for Evaluating Generative Semiotic Models: An Application to the Roman Majuscules / Kimberly Jameson. 11. Hieratic is Beautiful: Ancient Egyptian Calligraphy Revisited / Edmund S. Meltzer. 12. Forerunners of Writing: The Social Implications / Denise Schmandt-Besserat. 13. On the Interaction of Greek Orthography and Phonology: Consonant Clusters in the Syllabic Scripts / Roger D. Woodard
  • Pt. III. The Scribal Tract. 14. Sensory and Motor Functions of the Hand / Fabrizio Benedetti. 15. Handwriting and the Writing Hand / Colette Sirat.