By Susan H. Foster-Cohen (Editor)
This ebook offers a photograph of the sector of language acquisition in the beginning of the twenty first Century. It represents the multiplicity of methods that represent the sphere and provides a evaluate of present themes and debates, in addition to addressing the various connections among sub-fields and attainable destiny instructions for examine.
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We turn now to experimental evidence in support of the articulatory filter. experimental evidence My colleagues and I recently undertook a series of studies designed to test the articulatory filter hypothesis, using the notion of ‘vocal motor scheme’ (VMS) (McCune and Vihman, 2001). A VMS is ‘a generalized action plan that generates consistent phonetic forms ... a formalized pattern of motor activity that does not require heavy cognitive resources to enact’ (McCune and Vihman, 2001, p. 152). In practice, a VMS was a consonant used ten or more times in at least three out of four longitudinal sessions (based on monthly recording and transcription).
Language Acquisition (Palgrave Advances in Linguistics) by Susan H. Foster-Cohen (Editor)