ERIC Number: EJ420039
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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Linguistic Humor Comprehension of Normal and Language-Impaired Adolescents.
Spector, Cecile C.
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, v55 n3 p533-41 Aug 1990
Compared to 12 normally achieving students, 12 language-impaired high school students had significantly poorer comprehension of humor elements of riddles, jokes, and puns classified according to their phonological, morphological, or syntactic elements. Especially poor were subjects' ability to grasp the nature of multimeaning words and to segment and redefine phonological strings. (Author/JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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