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Perception of stop onset spectra in chinese children with phonological dyslexia.
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PMID:  23059750     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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The ability to identify stop consonants from brief onset spectra was compared between a group of Chinese children with phonological dyslexia (the PD group, with a mean age of 10 years 4 months) and a group of chronological age-matched control children. The linguistic context, which included vowels and speakers, and durations of stop onset spectra were varied. Children with PD showed lower identification accuracy and exhibited a smaller vowel context effect for some stop-vowel combinations compared with the chronological age-matched control group. Further analyses revealed that the PD group had more variable response patterns, and their responses were less consistent with the acoustic characteristics of stop onset spectra. The results suggest that Chinese children with PD do not show greater sensitivity to allophonic acoustic variability compared with control children and exhibit a generally less robust response pattern to phonetic categories. Copyright © 2012 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Authors:
Wenli Liu; Guoan Yue
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Dyslexia (Chichester, England)     Volume:  18     ISSN:  1099-0909     ISO Abbreviation:  Dyslexia     Publication Date:  2012 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-12     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9511375     Medline TA:  Dyslexia     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  216-25     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2012 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Affiliation:
Department of Social Psychology, Zhou Enlai School of Government, Nankai University, Tianjin, China.
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