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A comparative investigation of the laryngeal premotor, adjustment, and reaction times of stutterers and nonstutterers.
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PMID:  2739375     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The laryngeal premotor, adjustment, and reaction times of 24 stutterers and 24 nonstutterers were assessed by means of a group (2) by stimulus modality (3) by stimulus order (6) factorial investigation. The laryngeal measures were determined from print outs made from electroglottographic recordings taken during the production of [a] that was cued by a visual, auditory, or somato-sensory stimulus. The results revealed that the laryngeal reaction times of stutterers were significantly longer than those of the nonstutterers. Moreover, the reaction times were significantly longer both during the laryngeal premotor and adjustment time periods. The observed between-group difference for each of these laryngeal measures was independent of the stimulus that was employed.
K Bakker; G J Brutten
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of speech and hearing research     Volume:  32     ISSN:  0022-4685     ISO Abbreviation:  J Speech Hear Res     Publication Date:  1989 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-08-01     Completed Date:  1989-08-01     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376336     Medline TA:  J Speech Hear Res     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  239-44     Citation Subset:  IM    
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.
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MeSH Terms
Larynx / physiopathology*
Physical Stimulation / methods
Reaction Time / physiology*
Speech Production Measurement
Stuttering / physiopathology*
Time Factors

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