Hearing versus Listening: Attention to Speech and Its Role in Language Acquisition in Deaf Infants with Cochlear Implants.

@article{Houston2014HearingVL,
  title={Hearing versus Listening: Attention to Speech and Its Role in Language Acquisition in Deaf Infants with Cochlear Implants.},
  author={Derek M. Houston and Tonya R. Bergeson},
  journal={Lingua. International review of general linguistics. Revue internationale de linguistique generale},
  year={2014},
  volume={139},
  pages={10-25}
}
The advent of cochlear implantation has provided thousands of deaf infants and children access to speech and the opportunity to learn spoken language. Whether or not deaf infants successfully learn spoken language after implantation may depend in part on the extent to which they listen to speech rather than just hear it. We explore this question by examining the role that attention to speech plays in early language development according to a prominent model of infant speech perception - Jusczyk… CONTINUE READING
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