The Significance of Intra- and Intersentence Pause Times in Perceptual Judgments of Oral Reading Rate A total of 31 pause-altered recordings was constructed and played to a group of 78 judges for rate evaluation. Results indicate that pause time is an important variable in perceptual judgments of oral reading rate. ... Research Article
Research Article  |   December 01, 1970
The Significance of Intra- and Intersentence Pause Times in Perceptual Judgments of Oral Reading Rate
 
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  • Norman J. Lass
    West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia
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Research Article   |   December 01, 1970
The Significance of Intra- and Intersentence Pause Times in Perceptual Judgments of Oral Reading Rate
Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, December 1970, Vol. 13, 777-784. doi:10.1044/jshr.1304.777
History: Received June 16, 1969
 
Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, December 1970, Vol. 13, 777-784. doi:10.1044/jshr.1304.777
History: Received June 16, 1969

A total of 31 pause-altered recordings was constructed and played to a group of 78 judges for rate evaluation. Results indicate that pause time is an important variable in perceptual judgments of oral reading rate.

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