ERIC Number: EJ315771
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1985
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Inner Speech as a Learned Skill.
Beggs, W. D. A.; Howarth, Philippa N.
Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, v39 n2 p396-411 Apr 1985
Suggests that inner speech is a manifestation of the need to prestructure oral utterances. Among the results, inner speech was found to be acquired by normally developing readers between the ages of 8 and 11, and children comprehended text better when certain prosodic features were made visible on the text. (Author/CB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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