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The chapters during this quantity are in accordance with shows made at a contemporary convention on cognitive and linguistic foundations of studying acquisition. The researchers who participated have all made contributions to the theoretical and empirical realizing of ways little ones learn how to learn. They have been requested to deal with not just what they've got discovered from their learn, but in addition to debate unsolved difficulties. This discussion triggered various questions of either a theoretical and utilized nature, generated heated debate, and fueled optimism concerning the vital earnings which have been made within the clinical realizing of the interpreting technique, in particular of the severe function performed via phonological skills.

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M. (1987). Speech perception takes precedence over nonspeech perception. Science, 237, 169171. < previous page page_19 next page > < previous page page_ii intentionally left blank next page > < previous page page_21 next page > Page 21 2 Ability to Encode Phonological Representations: An Underlying Difficulty of Poor Readers Susan Amanda Brady University of Rhode Island and Haskins Laboratories Numerous phonological deficits are associated with reading disability. , Brady & Shankweiler, 1991; Gough, Ehri, & Treiman, 1992; Wagner & Torgesen, 1987).

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Although reading group differences in speech perception have most frequently been studied and obtained using synthetic stop contrasts such as /ba/-/da/ or /da/-/ga/, significant group effects are not restricted to this class of phonemes. Extending the affected stimuli beyond stop 2 To pinpoint reading-group differences in speech perception, it is important to note that, even for apparently simple speech perception tasks, accuracy may be influenced by the nature of the response required. In an interesting withinsubjects comparison of 10 adult dyslexics, Lieberman et al.

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