Search for dissertations about: "Phonological skills"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 swedish dissertations containing the words Phonological skills.

  1. 1. Dyslexics' phonological processing in relation to speech perception

    Author : Michael Gruber; Umeå universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Psychology; Dyslexia; speech perception; phonological representations; reading acquisition; sine wave speech; phonological deficit hypothesis; phonological awareness; phonological processing; orthographic processing; Psykologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis was to investigate phonological processing skills in dyslexic children and adults and their relation to speech perception. Dyslexia can be studied at various levels: at a biological, cognitive and an environmental level. This thesis mainly looks at environmental and cognitive factors. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cognitive capacities and composite cognitive skills in individuals with Usher syndrome type 1 and 2

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Cecilia Henricson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Usher syndrome; Cognition; Phonological skills; Lexical Access; Working memory; Reading; Theory of Mind; Deafblindness; Ushers syndrom; Kognition; Fonologisk förmåga; Lexikal access; Arbetsminne; Läsning; Theory of Mind; Dövblindhet;

    Abstract : The present thesis belongs to the research area disability research and deal with specific aspects of cognition in individuals with Usher syndrome type 1 and 2. The subject has been investigated and is discussed within an interdisciplinary framework, though the theories applied and described are derived from the area of cognitive psychology. READ MORE

  3. 3. Children with Cochlear Implants Cognition and Reading Ability

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Malin Wass; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Cochlear implants; children; working memory; phonological skills; lexical access; reading ability; Cochleaimplantat; barn; arbetsminne; fonologiska färdigheter; lexikal aktivering; läsförmåga.; Teknisk psykologi; Engineering Psychology;

    Abstract : The present thesis investigated cognitive ability in children with severe to profound hearing impairment who have received cochlear implants (CIs). The auditory stimulation from a cochlear implant early in life influences most cognitive functions as a consequence of the plasticity of the brain in the young child. READ MORE

  4. 4. Speech perception, phonological sensitivity, and articulation in early vocabulary development

    University dissertation from University of Western Sydney, Sydney

    Author : Iris-Corinna Schwarz; Stockholms universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; speech perception; phonological representation; language acquisition; early vocabulary development; lexical restructuring; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Linguistic subjects Children s language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Lingvistikämnen Barnspråk;

    Abstract : Speech perception, articulation, and word learning are three major tiers of language development in young children, integrating perceptual and productive language abilities. Infant speech perception precedes speech production and is the basis for native language learning. READ MORE

  5. 5. Turn-taking and early phonology Contingency in parent-child interaction and assessment of early speech production

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Linguistics, Stockholm University

    Author : Ulrika Marklund; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; parent-child interaction; turn-taking; parental responsiveness; phonological development; phonological complexity; assessment of speech production; Phonetics; fonetik;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on contingency in parent-child interaction, investigating it in the light of the linguistic capacity of the child and the status of the caregiver. Further, the thesis covers the development of two tools to assess the developmental maturity level of expressive phonology. READ MORE