Disfluency and Time Perception
- Words Fail Me. Whirty, Ryan // Indianapolis Monthly;May2003, Vol. 26 Issue 10, p90
Focuses on stuttering and problems faced by the author due to it. There are three million stutterers in the U.S., people for whom the simple act of talking is an often-humiliating, nerve-wracking experience. Stuttering is like other conditions that negatively affect normal, everyday human...
- Is Listener Comfort a Viable Construct in Stuttering Research? O'Brian, Sue; Packman, Ann; Onslow, Mark; Cream, Angela; O'Brian, Nigel; Bastock, Kaely // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Apr2003, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p503
This article reports the development of a tool for measuring how comfortable a person feels when communicating with someone who has undergone treatment for stuttering. The person rates the speaker on a 9-point Listener Comfort Scale (9 = extremely comfortable, 1 = extremely uncomfortable). In a...
- Long-Term Follow-up of Self-Modeling as an Intervention for Stuttering. Bray, Melissa A.; Kehle, Thomas J. // School Psychology Review;2001, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p135
Reports on a long-tern follow-up of the effects of self-modeling on the reduction of stuttering in two groups of students. Percentage of the students who exhibited normal fluency and dysfluency after a four-year follow-up period; Number of students who maintained their treatment effects; Speech...
- Understanding stuttering. // Current Health 1;Sep98, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p29
Discusses the causes of stuttering. How to talk to people who stutter; List of the famous people who stuttered.
- Commentary on 'A Theory of Neuropsycholinguistic Function in Stuttering'. Smith, Anne // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Aug92, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p805
Comments on a study which proposed a neuropsycholinguistic theory of stuttering. Definition of stuttering; Analysis on the absence of citations to experimental work; Assessment on the theory.
- Stuttering. Benaroch, Roy // Pediatrics for Parents;2008, Vol. 24 Issue 8, p14
The article provides an answer to a question on how to help a kid from stuttering.
- Interpreting results of the fluent speech paradigm in stuttering research: Difficulties in... Armson, Joy; Kalinowski, Joseph // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Feb94, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p69
Examines difficulties in interpreting results of studies that compare the fluent speech characteristics of stutterers and nonstutterers. Temporal parameters of fluent speech production; Context of experimental samples; Treatment history of subjects; Stuttering severity of subjects;...
- Evaluating differences between stuttering and nonstuttering speakers: The group difference design. Young, Martin A. // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Jun94, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p522
Focuses on suggested analytical indices to be used in group difference research comparing stuttering with nonstuttering speakers. Relationship of group difference design to underlying conceptualizations of the nature of stuttering; Development, interpretation and application of the analytical...
- Intersyllabic movement timing in the fluent speech of stutters with different disfluency levels. McClean, Michael D.; Levandowski, Donna R. // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Oct94, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p1060
Discusses a study on intersyllabic movement timing in the fluent speech of stutterers with different disfluency levels. Identification of possible differences in movement timing in the fluent speech of adult stutterers as the goal of the study; Measures of speech disfluency; Speech kinematics.