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ERIC Number: EJ938017
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0142-7164
The Developmental Trajectory of Nonword Repetition
Chiat, Shula
Applied Psycholinguistics, v27 n4 p552-556 2006
In line with the original presentation of nonword repetition as a measure of phonological short-term memory (Gathercole & Baddeley, 1989), the theoretical account Gathercole (2006) puts forward in her Keynote Article focuses on phonological storage as the key capacity common to nonword repetition and vocabulary acquisition. However, evidence that nonword repetition is influenced by a variety of factors other than item length has led Gathercole to qualify this account. In line with arguments put forward by Snowling, Chiat, and Hulme (1991), one of Gathercole's current claims is that nonword repetition and word learning are constrained by "the quality of temporary storage of phonological representations, and this quality is multiply determined." Phonological storage is not just a quantity-limited capacity.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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