[Effects of pitch accent on short-term retention of words in young children].

@article{Yuzawa2002EffectsOP,
  title={[Effects of pitch accent on short-term retention of words in young children].},
  author={Miki Yuzawa},
  journal={Shinrigaku kenkyu : The Japanese journal of psychology},
  year={2002},
  volume={73 3},
  pages={258-63}
}
  • Miki Yuzawa
  • Published 2002 in
    Shinrigaku kenkyu : The Japanese journal of…
This study examined whether pitch accent would affect young children's short-term retention of words. Sixteen 3- and 4-year-olds and fourteen 5- and 6-year-olds received word-span tests under two conditions. In one condition (pitch accent-congruent condition), the pitch accent of presented words were congruent with the pitch accent that the children usually use for those words; whereas, in the other condition (pitch accent-incongruent condition), the pitch accent of presented words were not… CONTINUE READING

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