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Segmentation syllabique chez l'enfant.

Content, Alain, Dumay, Nicolas, Frauenfelder, Uli (1999) Segmentation syllabique chez l'enfant. In: Actes des IIèmes Journées d'Etudes Linguistiques. . pp. 69-74. (KAR id:14933)

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Two experiments examined children's syllabification of words and pseudowords with single intervocalic consonants. The first study used a pause insertion technique while the second study used a partial repetition task. In the pause insertion task, effects of consonant class, orthography and lexical status of the first syllable were observed only for nine- and twelve-year-old children. In the partial repetition task, fiveyear-olds showed sensitivity to these three factors, but only for first-part repetition. We

discuss the similarity between the present findings and adult data and their implications for psycholinguistic theories of syllabification and lexical access.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Paper)
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Q Science > QP Physiology (Living systems)
P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Psychology > Cognitive Psychology
Depositing User: N. Dumay
Date Deposited: 11 Jun 2009 09:53 UTC
Last Modified: 28 May 2019 13:52 UTC
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