Jeffry Snell

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Normative data for the Personal Report of Confidence as a Speaker (PRCS; Paul, 1966), a measure of public-speaking anxiety, were collected by administering the PRCS to 1109 college students. PRCS scores were examined in relation to gender, race, age, and grade-point average. No significant between-group differences were found. The findings indicate that(More)
Research has indicated that performance on heartbeat counting tasks may be influenced by beliefs about heart rate. Sixty male subjects were administered the Schandry heartbeat counting task after viewing fast, slow, or no heart rate feedback. Subjects were also administered the Whitehead signal-detection type task. Results indicated that subjects who(More)
Recalling names in real-world contexts is often difficult for survivors of traumatic brain injury despite successful completion of face-name association training programmes. This small number study utilized a sequential treatment approach in which a traditional training programme preceded real-world training. The traditional training component was identical(More)
Many TBI survivors have difficulty recalling the names of people with whom they frequently interact. Researchers have established that mnemonics and visual imagery strategies are often effective in facilitating encoding and recall of such information; however, no research exists pertaining to the frequency that such training should occur. The purpose of(More)
This single case study served to examine text-to-speech (TTS) effects on reading rate and comprehension in an individual with mild aphasia and cognitive impairment. Findings showed faster reading, given TTS presented at a normal speaking rate, but no significant comprehension changes. TTS may support reading in people with aphasia when time limitations(More)
BACKGROUND Although effective at treating mycosis fungoides (MF), nitrogen mustard (HN(2)) creates potential exposure risks to those who administer it, including health care workers and family members. OBJECTIVE The main objective was to examine the potential for nontarget individuals to be exposed to HN(2) vapors during and shortly after treatment with(More)
OBJECTIVE This study's purpose was to examine the comprehension, rate and perceptions and reading preferences of adults with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) when reading passages with and without computerized text-to-speech (TTS) support. DESIGN AND METHODS Nine adults with severe TBI read 24 passages in two conditions: with and without TTS support.(More)
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