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Segmentation Problem

Speech is a continuous stream; how do we break it up into units?

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Problems in Speech Perception

1. Segmentation
2. Lack of Invariance
3. Language Problem

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Lack of Invariance

Speech sounds vary (different speaker and environments)

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Language Problem

Which sounds are systematically part of their language

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High Amplitude Sucking Procedure

Used to examine speech perception
Harder sucking when new word is heard

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Head Turn Preference Procedure

Examine preference among various stimuli
Infants pay closer attention to familiar words

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Preferential Looking

Determines age that infants understand the link between words and objects
Do they look at their mother when they hear 'mommy'?

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Conditioned Head-Turn Task

Head turns when different Hindi [d] sounds are heard
Indistinguishable by 8 months old

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Looking While Listening Paradigm

Measuring the eye movements of infants
faster shift to target when infants hear the word in sentence form rather than on its own

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'Fis' Phenomenon

Reflects the difference between comprehension ('fish') and production ('fis')