Acoustic Startle Responses and Temperament in Individuals Who Stutter
- Understanding conflict response styles: The use of the Taylor-Johnson Temperament Analysis(R) with adolescents. Gold, Joshua M. // Professional School Counseling;Oct99, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p52
Presents a study introducing school counselors to the idea of addressing adolescent conflict situations through the use of the Taylor-Johnson Temperament Analysis. Conceptual foundation of the self-report instrument; Nine continuum of personality traits and descriptors; Hostile-dominant versus...
- Helping stutterers. Schroeder, Ken // Education Digest;Jan1993, Vol. 58 Issue 5, p73
Examines decisions faced by teachers of a child who stutters in class. The Stuttering Foundation of America; `The Child Who Stutters at School: Notes to the Teacher,' a brochure by speech-language pathologist Dean E. Williams; Foundation President Jane Fraser; Brochure and Hotline on Stuttering...
- Is the basis of stuttering genetic? Yairi, Ehud // ASHA;Winter98, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p29
Focuses on stuttering, while questioning whether it is genetic. Information of the author's family who stuttered; Indepth look at genetic, limitation and ethical perspectives of stuttering. INSETS: Johnson remembered;Questions to consider.
- One reason to speak before you think. Carey, Benedict; Chen, Ingfei // Health (Time Inc. Health);Jul/Aug96, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p32
Reports on a study by psychologists Nicholas Christenfeld and Beth Creager, showing that people are more likely to stutter with `ums' and `ers' when they feel self-conscious than when they feel anxious. Tips in eliminating the interjections.
- Physiological differences between stutterers and nonstutterers in perceptually fluent speech: EMG... van Lieshout, Pascal H.H.M.; Peters, Herman F.M. // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Feb93, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p55
Describes a study which analyzed electromyograph (EMG) signals of the m. orbicularis oris inferior evoked by lip-rounding gestures. Purpose of the study; EMG peak latency measure; Pearson correlation matrix for EMG measures; Results of discriminant analysis; Method; Results; Discussion.
- Effects of linguistic correlates of stuttering on Emg activity in nonstuttering speakers. van Lieshout, Pascal H.H.M.; Starkweather, C. Woodruff // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Apr95, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p360
Investigates changes in upper lip and lower lip integrated electromyographic (IEMG) amplitude and temporal measures related to linguistic factors known for their influence on stuttering. Finding that words in sentence initial position have shorter word and vowel durations in combination with an...
- Stuttering includes both within-word and between-word disfluencies. Cordes, Anne K.; Ingham, Roger J. // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Apr95, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p382
Examines available logical and empirical evidence on the hypothesis that both stutterings and normal disfluencies may occur within, across, and between words. Within-word and between-word disfluency types; Stronger and weaker forms of a within-word definition of stuttering; Evidence against a...
- Part-word repetitions by persons who stutter: Fragment types and their articulatory processes. Viswanath, Nagalapura S.; Neel, Amy T. // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Aug95, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p740
Compares the spectro-temporal changes in fragments and resolutions to gain insight into the processes underlying termination-restart cycles in developmental stuttering. Existence of fragments with long vowels; Relation between voicing status of the word initial stop and fragment composition;...
- My name is Marnie Miller. Tezer, Phyllis; Maass, Mary Kurnick // Children's Digest;Oct/Nov94, Vol. 44 Issue 415, p16
Features a short story about how a girl named Marnie Miller overcame her tendency to stammer while participating in a school play.