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[Xmca-l] Re: Psychology of Language
This may be of interest
On Fri, Apr 25, 2014 at 6:31 AM, Larry Purss <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> The background to my recommendation of Bazerman's book goes back to my own
> undergraduate experience with a basic course in the *behavioural sciences*
> taught by *Fred Brown* who studied with John Dewey in Chicago. A key text
> used in the course was written by Dewey.
> I left that course with an enduring QUESTION of the reciprocal relation of
> the social to the personal.
> Reading Bazerman's book recast me back to that earlier undergraduate
> course that left me with an ABIDING QUESTION that continues to reverberate
> [most recently while reading Bazerman's book.].
> Reading Bazerman's book I was reminded of my personal response to this
> particular undergraduate course which I took in the 1970's and
> wondered about this theme of developing *abiding questions* as a key
> purpose of undergraduate courses
> Your reference to Whitney's text as maybe too cognitive in its *genres* I
> read as you wanting to help the students come to QUESTION this cognitive
> bias in the psychological literature exploring language..
> Bazerman's text itself may be too advanced, but the general theme of
> *genres* and *social facts* in Bazerman's book develops a central aspect
> of the psychology of language which offers a clear contrast with more
> cognitive biases.
> On Fri, Apr 25, 2014 at 4:56 AM, Martin John Packer <
> > wrote:
> > Hi Vera,
> > Yes, of course there's Bruner's work on narrative etc.
> > Stern is good, though his book was published in 1979. I wonder whether
> > something like the 2011 book of the same title by Traxler might be
> > Until we roll our own.
> > The Bain book is selling for $300 on Amazon! Might you have a pdf of your
> > chapter?
> > Martin
> > On Apr 25, 2014, at 12:09 AM, Vera John-Steiner <email@example.com>
> > > I would sign on to that. I do have an old chapter with Paul Tatter that
> > > appeared in a volume edited by Bruce Bain: The Sociogenesis of Language
> > and
> > > Human Conduct with an introduction by Mike. If you end up with a book
> > > readings this book may offer some pickings for you, including Courtney
> > > Cazden, Dell Hymes and Ivan Illich. I would also like to suggest a
> > > book by Dan Slobin on Psycholinguistics.
> > > The chapter headings you enumerate in a previous e-mail sound a little
> > heavy
> > > on experimental work and light on narrative and discourse analysis.
> > > Vera
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > > [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Martin John
> > > Sent: Thursday, April 24, 2014 12:10 PM
> > > To: firstname.lastname@example.org; eXtended Mind, Culture, Activity
> > > Subject: [Xmca-l] Re: Psychology of Language
> > >
> > > Let me add that if Laure's suggestion is that we work on an xmca
> > > collectively-authored text(book), I would be all in favor!
> > >
> > > Martin
> > >
> > > On Apr 24, 2014, at 8:42 AM, Laure Kloetzer
> > > <email@example.com<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>> wrote:
> > >
> > > If not: why wouldn't we edit this textbook that we need ?
> > >
> > >