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Development of temporal patterning and vocal hesitations in spontaneous narratives
Narratives were told aloud by 12 boys and 12 girls at each of seven age levels in response to nine cartoon pictures. Speech rate increased with age, due to corresponding decreases in both legnth andExpand
The Safety Culture Perspective
Publisher Summary The growing interest in understanding the current state of safety culture is closely associated with the need to transform the culture into a more desirable state. Managers want toExpand
Start-up Rhetoric in Eight Speeches of Barack Obama
Investigation of start-up rhetoric employed by U.S. President Barack Obama in his speeches indicated that formality versus informality of the setting and presence or absence of a teleprompter were more prominent than native versus non-native audiences. Expand
Temporal analysis of English and Spanish narratives
Two groups of 45 adolescent young men, native speakers of English and Spanish, respectively, retold a narrative after individual auditory and/or visual presentation of an 80-sec episode. SpanishExpand
Sex Differences in Mexican Adolescents' Speech: An Analysis of Speech Rate and Hesitation Phenomena
79 Twenty monolingual Spanish speaking adolescents, 10 males and 10 females, were asked to produce a narrative based on their own arrangement of a set of nine pictures. Stories based on theseExpand
Hidden jobs: Good news for sociologists
Applied sociology, if defined broadly enough, is a ray of light for sociology graduates in an otherwise dismal career landscape. This is particularly true in the Washington, D. C. metropolitan area.Expand