ERIC Number: EJ352399
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
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Aspects of Verbal Behavior Cited by Listeners in Judging Speakers as Retarded or Not Retarded.
Kernan, Keith T.; And Others
Mental Retardation and Learning Disability Bulletin, v14 n2 p24-43 1986
Results of asking 30 nonprofessionals for reasons speakers were judged to be retarded or not indicated that quality of speech (articulation, prosody, etc.) and the structure, content, and coherence of discourse are more important than sentence-level grammatical features in forming impressions of cognitive competence. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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