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Investigating the psycholinguistic correlates of speechreading in preschool age children

Davies, Rebecca; Kidd, Evan; Lander, Karen

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Background: Previous research has found that newborn infants can match phonetic information in the lips and voice from as young as ten weeks old. There is evidence that access to visual speech is necessary for normal speech development. Although we have an understanding of this early sensitivity, very little research has investigated older children's ability to speechread whole words. Aims: The aim of this study was to identify aspects of preschool children's linguistic knowledge and processing...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/79801
Source: International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders
DOI: 10.1080/13682820801997189

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