Effect of Context on Recognition of Accented Speech With Advancing Age A growing number of people whose native language is not English live in the United States (U.S. Bureau of Census, 2000). Given that the number of nonnative English speakers in the United States is increasing, there is greater demand for native English speakers to understand accented English in the ... Article
Article  |   July 01, 2006
Effect of Context on Recognition of Accented Speech With Advancing Age
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  • Elizabeth Galletta
    Communication Disorders Department, Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, NY
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Cultural & Linguistic Diversity / Older Adults & Aging / Articles
Article   |   July 01, 2006
Effect of Context on Recognition of Accented Speech With Advancing Age
SIG 15 Perspectives on Gerontology, July 2006, Vol. 11, 12-18. doi:10.1044/gero11.1.12
SIG 15 Perspectives on Gerontology, July 2006, Vol. 11, 12-18. doi:10.1044/gero11.1.12
Acknowledgments
This research was supported, in part, by National Institutes of Health eArDA grant number 642041–3945 to Mercy College. I thank the individuals who participated and gratefully acknowledge the assistance of Priya Persaud, Eileen Westler, and Joe Trzasko. This research was completed as part of my dissertation. I wish to acknowledge the input and guidance from my dissertation committee: Loraine
K. Obler, Arlene Neuman, and Martin Gitterman.
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