Prakaiwan Vajrabhaya

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We investigate the effect of previous mention on word duration in interactive Thai discourse. Words that are mentioned for the first time are reliably longer than words that have already been mentioned, with no significant difference in duration between second and subsequent mentions, suggesting first-mention lengthening rather than repetition-driven(More)
Multiple studies (Galati & Brennan, 2014; Hoetjes, Koolen, Goudbeek, Krahmer, & Swerts, 2001; Jacobs & Garnham, 2007) have shown reduction in co-speech gesture across repetition. Reduction can be interpreted in terms of demonstrating automatization of effort (Vajrabhaya & Pederson, 2014). This study specifically investigates a special type of gesture used(More)
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