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The nature of linguistic short-term memory and children's comprehension of spoken and written language

Schaefer, Heiko Ulrich

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Comprehension of natural language suffers at input rates above the normal speech range. If the same were true for very slow input, this would have important implications for certain types of readers. Slow reading rates exceeding the temporal capacity of a hypothesized short-term memory (STM) store, believed to play a central role in the processing of sentences, has been blamed for observed comprehension deficits in slow readers. A study involving several groups of slow-reading children...[Show more]

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Date published: 1981
Type: Thesis (Masters sub-thesis)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/132643

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