ERIC Number: ED257159
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Status Report on Speech Research: A Report on the Status and Progress of Studies on the Nature of Speech, Instrumentation for its Investigation, and Practical Applications, January 1-March 31, 1985.
Studdert-Kennedy, Michael, Ed.; O'Brien, Nancy, Ed.
One of a regular series on the status and progress of studies on the nature of speech, instrumentation for its investigation, and practical applications, this report covers the period January 1 to March 31, 1985. Studies summarized in the report cover such topics as (1) segmentation of coarticulated speech in perception (2) intrinsic time in speech production, (3) a theoretical model of phase transitions in hand movements, (4) repetitive naming and the detection of word retrieval deficits in the beginning reader, (5) linguistic abilities and spelling proficiency in kindergarten children and adult poor spellers, (6) errors in short term memory for good and poor readers, (7) longitudinal prediction and prevention of early reading difficulty, (8) temporary memory for linguistic and nonlinguistic material in relation to the acquisition of Japanese Kana and Kanji, (9) speech perception and the prelinguistic infant, (10) categorical trends in vowel imitation, (11) cognitive processes in reading, and (12) processing kinematic data. (HOD)
Descriptors: Academic Aptitude, Adults, Articulation (Speech), Cognitive Processes, Communication Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Language Processing, Language Research, Linguistic Theory, Memory, Perception, Reading Difficulties, Speech Communication, Speech Handicaps, Speech Improvement, Speech Skills, Spelling
U.S. Department of Commerce; National Technical Information Service, 5285 Port Royal Road, Springfield, Virginia 22151.
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Child Health and Human Development (NIH), Bethesda, MD.; National Inst. of Neurological and Communicative Disorders and Stroke (NIH), Bethesda, MD.; National Institutes of Health (DHHS), Bethesda, MD.; National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.; Office of Naval Research, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Haskins Labs., New Haven, CT.