Trochaic templates use in early words and phrases
- Young infant's retention of information about bisyllabic utterances. Jusczyk, Peter W.; Jusczyk, Ann Marie // Journal of Experimental Psychology. Human Perception & Performan;Aug95, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p822
Examines 2- to 3-month-olds' representations of bisyllables by familiarizing them with sets of bisyllables that either did or did not share a common consonant-vowel (CV) syllable. Structure of infant's representation of speech sound; Syllables as important units in infant's representation of...
- Use of the long vs short form of the Speech Sounds... Gray, Robert M.; Livingston, Ronald B. // Perceptual & Motor Skills;Apr96, Vol. 82 Issue 2, p475
Presents a study on the Speech Sounds Perception Test (SSPT) in a school-age population. Decisions discussed regarding the use of the long and short form; Information on the Speech Sounds Perception Test produced by W.C. Halstead in 1947; Previous studies conducted; Characteristics of...
- Assessing consonant cluster production under imitative and more spontaneous conditions. Powell, Thomas W. // Perceptual & Motor Skills;Jun97 Part 2, Vol. 84 Issue 3, p1134
Presents a study in which six children's production of word-initial consonant clusters was assessed before and after using imitative or spontaneous sampling conditions. Documentation of gains and accuracy under both sampling conditions; Similar findings yielded from the two procedures.
- Grammatical Morphology and Perception of Synthetic and Natural Speech in Children With Specific Language Impairments. Evans, Julia L.; Viele, Kert; Kass, Robert E.; Tang, Feng // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Jun2002, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p494
Studies investigating the relationship between the use of inflectional morphology and speech-perception abilities in children with SLI traditionally have employed synthetic speech stimuli. The purpose of this study was to replicate the findings reported in Leonard, McGregor, and Allen (1992)...
- Discriminability and perceptual weighting of some acoustic cues to speech perception by 3-year-olds. Nittrouer, Susan // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Apr96, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p278
Studies the factors affecting speech perception in children. Difference between the speech signal processing strategies of children and adults; Possible developmental shift in the perceptual weighting of acoustic parameters.
- Does speech emerge from earlier appearing oral motor behaviors? Moore, Christopher A.; Ruark, Jacki L. // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Oct96, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p1034
Quantifies the coordinative organization of mandibular muscles in children during speech and nonspeech behaviors. Speech development in toddlers; Motor control.
- The effect of visual distractions on speech perception in children. Keetay, Victoria // Volta Review;Spring96, Vol. 98 Issue 2, p43
Focuses on the effect of visual distractions on speech perception in children. Integration of all children into general education classrooms; Concerns raised by parents; What research conducted on adults and adolescents revealed; Comparisons between adults with hearing impairments and normal...
- Childhood hearing impairment: Auditory and linguistic interactions during multidimensional... Jerger, Susan; Martin, Randi // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Aug95, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p930
Assesses the processing dependencies characterizing the auditory and linguistic dimensions of speech in children with mild-severe hearing impairments. Importance of processing multidimensional types of information; Pattern of the Garner interference effect; Difference between orthogonal and...
- Effect of familiarity on word duration in children's speech: A preliminary investigation. Schwartz, Richard G. // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Feb95, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p76
Investigates the influence of word familiarity on vowel and word duration among children. Comparison of means for individualized words; Differences in vowel durations; Word-specific motor maturation in early lexical acquisition.