Michael D. Meyers

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Deleted segments of speech can be restored perceptually if they are replaced by a louder noise. An earlier study of this "phonemic restoration effect" found that, when recorded discourse was interrupted periodically by noise, the durational limit for illusory continuity corresponded to the average word duration. The present study employed a different(More)
1. THE PHENOMENON Leo Tolstoy wrote that " happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way " (1877). I suspect that failing information systems, like Tolstoy's families, are each failing in its own way within an implied cultural framework that focuses on succeeding. Two important elements in systems failing-relative to the(More)
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