By Joanna Hart Lowenstein
This booklet explores the interface among speech notion and creation via a longitudinal acoustic research of the speech of postlingually deaf adults with cochlear implants (electrode and laptop prostheses for the interior ear in circumstances of nerve deafness). The method is predicated at the paintings of Joseph Perkell at MIT, replicating and lengthening research to matters with smooth electronic cochlear implants and processor know-how. Lowenstein additionally examines how cochlear implants are portrayed in dramatic and documentary tv courses, the clinical accuracy of these portrayals, and what expectancies could be taken away by way of audience, fairly given smooth society's view that expertise can conquer the frailties of the human body.
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