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ERIC Number: EJ666220
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-1081-4159
The Effect of Irrelevant Visual Input on Working Memory for Sign Language.
Wilson, Margaret; Emmorey, Karen
Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, v8 n2 p97-103 Spr 2003
A study involving 18 adult signers with deafness and 26 hearing adults found that working memory for American Sign Language is sensitive to irrelevant signed input (and other structured visual input) in a manner similar to the effects of irrelevant auditory input on working memory for speech. (Contains references.) (CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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