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Phonological specificity of vowel contrasts at 18-months

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Previous research has shown that English infants are sensitive to mispronunciations of vowels in familiar words by as early as 15-months of age. These results suggest that not only are infants sensitive to large mispronunciations of the vowels in words, but also sensitive to smaller mispronunciations, involving changes to only one dimension of the vowel. The current study broadens this research by comparing infants' sensitivity to the different types of changes involved in the mispronunciatio...

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Peer reviewed

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University of Oxford
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Experimental Psychology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Humanities Division - Linguistics & Phonetics - Phonetics
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Experimental Psychology
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Publisher:
Kingston Press Ltd Publisher's website
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Language and Speech Journal website
Volume:
51
Issue:
1-2
Pages:
3-21
Publication date:
2008-03-05
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EISSN:
1756-6053
ISSN:
0023-8309
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uuid:f1e4fb87-ec3b-494e-9e1c-3b54319181dd
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ora:4011

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