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ERIC Number: EJ390533
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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The Emergence of Phonetic Segments: Evidence from the Spectral Structure of Fricative-Vowel Syllables Spoken by Children and Adults.
Nittrouer, Susan; And Others
Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, v32 n1 p120-32 Mar 1989
The study (with eight adults and eight children at each of the ages three, four, five and seven years) found that children initially organize their speech gestures over a domain at least the size of the syllable and only gradually differentiate the syllable into patterns of gestures more closely aligned with its perceived segmental components. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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