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Speech and Language - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780126086102, 9781483219981

Speech and Language, Volume 10

1st Edition

Advances in Basic Research and Practice

Editor: Norman J. Lass
Hardcover ISBN: 9780126086102
eBook ISBN: 9781483219981
Paperback ISBN: 9781483206554
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st February 1984
Page Count: 396
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Table of Contents



Contents of Previous Volumes

Apraxia of Speech: Articulatory and Perceptual Factors

I. Introduction

II. Articulatory Characteristics

III. Perceptual Characteristics

IV. Conclusions


The Prevention of Communicative Disorders in Cleft Palate Infants

I. Introduction and Rationale

II. Methods of Procedure

III. Findings

IV. Discussion


The Relationship between Normal Phonological Acquisition and Clinical Intervention

I. Introduction

II. Normal Phonological Acquisition

III. Normal Acquisition and Clinical Learning

IV. Normal Phonological Acquisition and Its Application to Clinical Intervention: Some Speculations

V. Conclusion


Auditory Timing: Its Role in Speech-Language Pathology

I. Temporal Features in Spoken Communication

II. Temporal Characteristics in Various Diagnostic Categories

III. Temporal Factors and the Elderly

IV. Temporal Factors and Academic Achievement

V. Temporal Interactions in Clinical and Educational Environments

VI. Summary


On Speakers' Abilities to Control Speech Mechanism Output: Theoretical and Clinical Implications

I. Introduction

II. Control of General Motor Behavior

III. Control of Speech Motor Behavior

IV. Summary

V. Experiment I: Control of Intervocalic Obstruent Durations and VOT

VI. Experiment II: Control of Phrase Durations

VII. Summary


Categorical Perception: Issues, Methods, Findings

I. Introduction

II. Historical Overview

III. Empirical Assessment of Categorical Perception: Models and Methods

IV. Task Factors in Categorical Perception

V. Stimulus Factors in Categorical Perception

VI. Subject Factors in Categorical Perception

VII. Concluding Comments: Beyond the Categorical Perception Paradigm


Speech Perception as a Cognitive Process: The Interactive Activation Model

I. Introduction: Interactive Activation Models

II. The Problem of Speech Perception

III. Previous Models of Speech Perception

IV. The Interactive Activation Model of Speech Perception

V. Conclusions




Speech and Language: Advances in Basic Research and Practice, Volume 10 is a compendium of articles that discuss a wide range of topics on speech and language processes and pathologies. This volume contains seven papers presenting a broad range of topics on speech and language. The book provides various articles discussing topics on the articulatory and perceptual characteristics associated with apraxia of speech; prevention of communicative disorders in cleft palate infants; and the relationship between normal phonological acquisition and clinical intervention. Topics on the role of auditory timing in the diagnosis and treatment of speech and language disorders; categorical perception; and the theoretical and clinical implications of speakers' abilities to control the output of their speech mechanism are presented as well. Linguists, speech pathologists, and researchers on language development will find the book very insightful and informative.


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Norman J. Lass