Rachele L Floyd

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Four experiments examined attentional flexibility in listening to polyrhythmic patterns. Musically trained and untrained listeners detected changes in timing of 1 tone (the lower tone) in a 3:2 polyrhythm in which high and low tones varied in frequency separation. Experiment 1 encouraged integrative attending; all listeners performed significantly poorer in(More)
This research examined a revised version of the Merrill-Palmer Scale, a test of childhood development, to assess the cultural validity of items, i.e., Differential Item Functioning. Archival data were used to determine the Differential Item Functioning of items for 245 African-American, Euro-American, and Hispanic children, ages 3-6 years. Subjects were(More)
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