volume 36, issue 2, P250-267 2008
DOI: 10.1016/j.wocn.2007.06.004
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Ratree P. Wayland, Bin Li

Abstract: AbstractThis study evaluated two training procedures that might be used to increase native English (NE) and native Chinese (NC) listeners' ability to discriminate the mid vs. low tone contrast in Thai under two different inter-stimulus-interval (ISI) conditions (i.e., 500-ms and 1500-ms). Participants were assigned to receive training using either a two-alternative forced-choice identification (ID) procedure or a categorial same/different discrimination (SD) procedure. The results obtained indicated that (a) …

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