spoken word recognition


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spoken word recognition

The ability to hear the speech of others and to recognize the sounds as words rather than as some other auditory stimuli.
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Kirk, Hay-McCutcheon, Sehgal, & Miyamoto (2000) examined the effect of lexical difficulty (lexically easy and difficult words), talker variability (single male speaker and multiple speakers), and word length (monosyllabic and multisyllabic words) on spoken word recognition by children (5 years and older) with cochlear implants.
The traditional spoken word recognition format has been used to determine the need for some sensory aids, such as hearing aids, which are used to amplify sound," Kirk explains.
However, since most of the research in phonetic mismatch and its effects in spoken word recognition has focused on consonants, the effects of feature distance in vocalic mismatches have to be inferred from the findings on consonantal segments (Connine 1994; Connine et al.