PERCEPTUAL REORGANIZATION OF VOWELS

@inproceedings{Marklund2017PERCEPTUALRO,
  title={PERCEPTUAL REORGANIZATION OF VOWELS},
  author={Ellen Marklund},
  year={2017}
}
During the first year of life, infants go from perceiving speech sounds primarily based on their acoustic characteristics, to perceiving speech sounds as belonging to speech sound categories relevant in their native language(s). The transition is apparent in that very young infants typically discriminate both native and non-native speech sound contrasts, whereas older infants show better discrimination for native contrasts and worse or no discrimination for non-native contrasts. The rate of… CONTINUE READING

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