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Adults learn continuously from the complex interplay of experiences in their day-to-day lives. This article reports on qualitative research conducted with 8 individuals with a diagnosis of end stage renal disease (ESRD) (6 women, 2 men) who were using continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD). Interviews with each individual in his or her home(More)
This study is an attempt to investigate the role of vowel quality in signaling stress and accent in Southern British English (SBE), Tunisian Arabic (TA), and English as produced by Tunisian speakers (L2 English). Results show that while both formant values are affected by lexical stress in SBE, only gradient F1 lowering can be used to predict lexical stress(More)
Liverpool English (LE) is the variety of English spoken in Liverpool and much of the surrounding county of Merseyside, in the northwest of England. After London, the northwest of England is the most densely populated of all regions in England and Wales, with the population of Liverpool standing at around 450,000. LE itself is said to have developed in the(More)
This research asked whether the reflexive eyeblink elicited by a tap to the glabella (the flat region of skin between the eyebrows) is modified by acoustic signals which either precede or accompany the tap. Five experiments employing identical reflex modification procedures on neonates and adults suggest developmental differences in processing auditory(More)
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