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  • Diminutives in child-directed speech supplement metric with distributional word segmentation cues 

    Kempe, Vera; Brooks, Patricia J.; Gillis, Steven (Psychonomic Society, 2005-02)
    In two experiments, we explored whether diminutives (e.g., birdie, Patty, bootie), which are characteristic of child-directed speech in many languages, aid word segmentation by regularizing stress patterns and word endings. ...
  • Tests for predicting endurance kayak performance 

    Olivier, Steve; Coetsee, M. F. (Stellenbosch University, 2002)
    Objectives: Previous studies investigating factors contributing to kayak performance have employed sophisticated physiological measures, and the use of specialised dynamometers, to simulate the kayak stroke. Such measures ...