Expectancy as Basically a Short-Term Process Expectancy in stuttering is investigated under conditions that approximate more closely than in previous work the circumstances and mode in which expectancy is purported to operate. The results indicate that the currently accepted explanation of the expectancy phenomenon is inadequate and misleading. An alternative explanation more consistent with existent data ... Research Article
Research Article  |   March 01, 1975
Expectancy as Basically a Short-Term Process
 
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  • M. E. Wingate
    State University of New York at Buffalo
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Research Article   |   March 01, 1975
Expectancy as Basically a Short-Term Process
Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, March 1975, Vol. 18, 31-42. doi:10.1044/jshr.1801.31
History: Received March 17, 1973 , Accepted January 14, 1974
 
Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, March 1975, Vol. 18, 31-42. doi:10.1044/jshr.1801.31
History: Received March 17, 1973; Accepted January 14, 1974

Expectancy in stuttering is investigated under conditions that approximate more closely than in previous work the circumstances and mode in which expectancy is purported to operate. The results indicate that the currently accepted explanation of the expectancy phenomenon is inadequate and misleading. An alternative explanation more consistent with existent data is offered.

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