disfluency


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disfluency

(dɪsˈfluːənsɪ)
n, pl -cies
1. (Phonetics & Phonology) an unintentional interruption in speech such as a hesitation or slur
2. an impairment in the ability to produce smooth speech
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.disfluency - lack of skillfulness in speaking or writing
unskillfulness - a lack of cognitive skill
fluency - skillfulness in speaking or writing
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However, when these symptoms are accompanied by tension or effort, regardless of the child's age, we can note features characteristic of disfluency, typical of stuttering, which can result in serious problems affecting the child's quality of life if not appropriately treated (3).
For the fluency condition, the font was clear and black whereas, for the condition of disfluency, the font was a little blurry and grey.
To make data easier to absorb, we often need to create disfluency -- deliberately manipulating it in some way to make it harder to process -- and then use that data, such as repeating what we just learned by explaining it to someone.
Thus they were more difficult to read than material printed on regular paper, and this may have caused disfluency (Alter, 2013).
Representational disfluency in algebra: Evidence from student gestures and speech.
116) Ivan Hernandez & Jesse Lee Preston, Disfluency Disrupts the Confirmation Bias, 49 J.
Additionally, results from Table 2 indicate good knowledge of disfluency disorders "e.
Results suggest that truncated words are a much more frequent type of disfluency than mispronounced words in all three languages.
When can listeners detect disfluency in spontaneous speech?
The first was a measure of speech disfluency based on records of conversational interactions between the children and their mothers.
The evidence for antipsychotics to treat stuttering or stammering speech mainly consists of case reports and does not include disfluency frequency data, which makes it difficult to accept claims of efficacy.
Examples (5)-(6) illustrate that a disfluency occurs first, and then the speaker pauses, then self-repair comes after the token yeah.