The present Concise Guide to Psycholinguistics provides a brief introduction to the affluent fieldof psycholinguistics by means of an encyclopaedic discussion of a number of concepts and problems relating to this discipline of linguistic endeavour. New students and general readers can discover for themselves what psycholinguistics is all about and what disciplines surround it and collaborate with it. Students of linguistics will find in the Guide a handy presentation of some of the background concepts which may facilitate the readers grasp of psycholinguistics. Likewise, a select bibliography, which accompanies the text, refers the reader to significant studies in the areas covered by the Guide. By and large, by providing a discussion of entries which encompass a large spectrum of problems dealt with by psycholinguistics, the Guide constitutes a compendium of both theory and research on psycholinguistics, one of the most active and interesting research areas in linguistics today.