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ERIC Number: ED003481
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Pages: 132
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PSYCHOLOGICAL CORRELATES IN DIALECTOLALIA.
HURST, CHARLES G.; AND OTHERS
A TOTAL OF 1,209 HOWARD UNIVERSITY FRESHMEN REPRESENTING 42 STATES WERE ADMINISTERED (1) A STANDARD AUDIOMETRIC EXAMINATION, (2) A SPEECH BATTERY, (3) A BATTERY OF PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTS, (4) A SPEECH AND LANGUAGE ATTITUDE INVENTORY IN THE FORM OF A 25-ITEM, LIKERT-TYPE SCALE, AND (5) A SOCIOECONOMIC ASSESSMENT INVENTORY CONTAINING 42 OPEN-ENDED AND MULTIPLE-CHOICE QUESTIONS. IN ADDITION, 140 STUDENTS WHO WERE RANDOMLY SELECTED FROM THE LARGER GROUP PARTICIPATED IN AN EXPERIMENT ON CORRECTION TECHNIQUES FOR SPEECH DEFECTS. IT WAS CONCLUDED THAT PROFICIENT SPEAKERS SEEM TO POSSESS A PERSONALITY STRUCTURE SIMILAR TO THAT OF THE WHITE MIDDLE CLASS GROUP ON WHICH THE TESTS WERE STANDARDIZED. THE PERSONALITY PROFILE OF THE NON-PROFICIENT SPEAKERS EXHIBITED MANY OF THOSE QUALITIES OFTEN ASSOCIATED WITH THE NEGRO STEREOTYPE. (JK)
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Authoring Institution: Howard Univ., Washington, DC. Communications Sciences Research Center.
Identifiers: DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA