Wolfgang Mann

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The higher short-term memory (STM) capacity for spoken language compared to signed language is well-documented: speakers have a digit span of 7 ± 2, signers only 5 ± 1 (see Hall and Bavelier, 2010, for a review). A consensus has been developing that speech is " special " in supporting the temporal sequencing of linguistic information , giving(More)
PURPOSE This research explored the use of dynamic assessment (DA) for language-learning abilities in signing deaf children from deaf and hearing families. METHOD Thirty-seven deaf children, aged 6 to 11 years, were identified as either stronger (n = 26) or weaker (n = 11) language learners according to teacher or speech-language pathologist report. All(More)
language and quality of conversational experience in deaf and hearing children. Cognitive (2014). Mental state language and quality of conversational experience in deaf and hearing Online is checked for eligibility for copyright before being made available in the live archive. URLs from City Research Online may be freely distributed and linked to from other(More)
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