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Rhythmic modification in child directed speech

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Interval-based rhythm metrics were applied to the speech of English,Catalan and Spanish mothers addressing their children (aged 2, 4 and 6 years) and compared with their speech when addressing other adults. Results show that when mothers speak to their children, their speech is more vocalic (higher %V) and more even-timed (lower variability in vocalic and consonantal interval duration). Little differentiation is made when addressing children of different ages for the window of development inv...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Linguistics Philology and Phonetics Faculty
Oxford college:
St Hilda's College
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Publisher:
Aracne Publisher's website
Pages:
147-183
Series:
Supplementi alla biblioteca di linguistica
Host title:
Prosodic Universals. Comparative Studies in Rhythmic Modeling and Rhythmic Typology
Publication date:
2015-04-01
Source identifiers:
223465
ISBN:
9788854827103
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pubs:223465
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uuid:0248005f-c604-49ce-9a07-33b1fb9fd8f2
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pubs:223465
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2019-11-25

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