Class Notes (839,385)
Canada (511,321)
Psychology (5,220)
PSYCH 3UU3 (16)
Lecture

Conversations.docx

3 Pages
117 Views

Department
Psychology
Course Code
PSYCH 3UU3
Professor
Karin R Humphreys

This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full 3 pages of the document.
Description
April 2 , 2014 Psych 3UU3: Psychology of Language Conversations Conversations ­ What is hard about conversation? • Elaborate turn taking: conversations between kids • Have to know when the other person is done: one thing you can do to hold  the floor is to continue to speak • Use cues of porosity to know when its their turn to speak • Have to keep history of the conversation • Knowledge about that person in your head to adjust for what they know,  their level of vocabulary • Loudness • Speed interactive • Monitoring and adjusting based on the understanding and what they  respond • Know stuff in textbook Disfluencies ­ Uh, u, like, , revisions, repetitions, lengthenings, etc ­ The role of ums/uhs in discourse • Ums/uhs – inarticulate? Unprepared? • Ums/uhs may help listeners • Fox free, 2001 & 2002  Uh signals an upcoming delay in speech: final step of phonological  encoding  Um signals a longer delay in speech Hypothesis ­ Are they deliberate? And they being put their by speaker to help speaker or  listener ­ Ums/uhs are listener­oriented: useful conversational role in telling people I am not  done yet ­ Participants with autism have poor theory of mind and are speaker­oriented ­ Participants without autism could be speaker­oriented or listener­oriented ­ Prediction: individuals with autism should not produce ums/uhs ­ Procedure: conversation samples (examine effect of ums/uhs): transcribing all the  details of the conversations Types of Disfluencies ­ Filled pause ­ Silent pause >2s ­ Revision Results ­ Participants with autisms produce more silent pauses not many ums/uhs or  revisions ­ Controls produced ums/uhs and revisions ­ Differences in revisions:  • Autism: start saying something 
More Less
Unlock Document

Only page 1 are available for preview. Some parts have been intentionally blurred.

Unlock Document
You're Reading a Preview

Unlock to view full version

Unlock Document

Log In


OR

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


OR

By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.


Submit