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Short-term memory deficits and long-term learning: Beyond phonology
Short-term memory (STM) is comprised of dissociable phonological, semantic and syntactic components (Martin, 1993). Previous findings indicate phonological STM capacity supports learning of novel phonological forms, such ...
The role of phonological short-term retention in new vocabulary acquisition
This study explored the hypothesis that short-term phonological storage may play an important role in new vocabulary acquisition and that complex working memory capacity (as measured by operation span) contributes nothing ...
Semantic and phonological representations in immediate sentence repetition
Three experiments were conducted adopting the same paradigm used by Potter and Lombardi (1990) with two different types of lure words, 'only semantically related' and 'both semantically and phonologically related'. Stimuli ...