Accession Number : ADA192081

Title :   Status Report on Speech Research.

Descriptive Note : Rept. for Jul-Sep 87,

Corporate Author : HASKINS LABS INC NEW HAVEN CT

Personal Author(s) : Studdert-Kennedy, Michael

PDF Url : ADA192081

Report Date : Sep 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 185

Abstract : Contents: Examination of perceptual reorganization of nonnative speech contrasts: Zulu click discrimination by English-speaking adults and infants; Context effects in two-month-old infants' perception of labio-dental/interdental fricative contrasts; The phoneme as a perceptuomotor structure; Consonant-vowel cohesiveness in speech production as revealed by initial and final consonant exchanges; Word-level coarticulation and shortening in Italian and English speech; Awareness of phonological segments and reading ability in Italian children; Grammatical information effects in auditory word recognition; Talkers' signaling of new and old words in speech and listeners' perception and use of the distinction; Word-initial consonant length in Pattani Malay; The perception of word-initial consonant length: Pattani Malay; Perception of the M-N distinction in VC syllables; and Orchestrating acoustic cues to linguistic effect.

Descriptors :   *SPEECH, *LANGUAGE, AWARENESS, GRAMMARS, HEARING, HUMANS, INFANTS, LINGUISTICS, PERCEPTION, PRODUCTION, READING, SIGNALS, WORD RECOGNITION, WORDS(LANGUAGE), RESEARCH MANAGEMENT, AUDITORY PERCEPTION, VISUAL PERCEPTION

Subject Categories : Linguistics
      Psychology
      Non-radio Communications

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE