La perception du langage chez le nourrisson : quelques observations

Josiane BERTONCINI, J. MEHLER
1980 Reproduction nutrition development (Print)  
Language percet lion in the newborn : Some observations. Initial state dispositions in the new-born infant allow him/her to perceive linguistically pertinent speech differences in a manner comparable to that of adults. The specificity of language processing based on the categorical perception of speech stimuli is questioned. Our studies are now oriented towards defining the status of the syllable as a perceptive unit in language. A further area of research is proposed, based on the study of the
more » ... on the study of the suprasegmental properties of language on which the infant can base his recognition of the speaker.
doi:10.1051/rnd:19800511 fatcat:ib7xp322xbag5cicqa3fcihwyy