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ERIC Number: EJ591844
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0010-0277
Continuous Processing in Word Recognition at 24 Months.
Swingley, Daniel; Pinto, John P.; Fernald, Anne
Cognition, v71 n2 p73-108 Jun 22 1999
Three experiments used a visual fixation technique to examine whether toddlers interpret speech continuously. Found that 24-month-olds had delayed responses when a competing distractor picture's label overlapped phonetically with the target at onset, but not when the pictures' labels rhymed, showing that children monitored speech stream incrementally for acoustic-phonetic information specifying the correct picture. Adults responded similarly. (Author/KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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