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How does speed listening work?

Your question made me think of JAWS, a screen reader for the blind. I have worked with visually impaired people for a while and I have always wondered how on earth they can understand the speech ...
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How does speed listening work?

There is probably not a large difference from what occurs during normal listening--and that is likely why speed listening is effective: a. The reason it "feels" normal is the same that any other ...
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What are the different theories about how the brain processes speech?

This question is quite broad and since it seems to be basically a reference request, I will suffice by giving some prominent theories of speech perception with sources and references. Speech ...
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What makes something relevant to an argument and how can people improve in determining relevance?

The Wikipedia article on relevance references a couple of books and a few journal articles. The Wikipedia article says Cognitive science and pragmatics Further information: Relevance theory ...
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What are the different theories about how the brain processes speech?

Factors to be considered in speech processing: Serial versus parallel processing (ie, whether processes are carried out sequentially or processes occur simultaneously). Ascending vs. descending ...
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What effects does multitasking have on comprehension and memory of audiobooks/speech?

There does not seem to be any research on your exact question on: the effect of "low attention tasks" and "high attention tasks" on the comprehension and memory of speech modality ...
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Impaired verbal communication, but normal reading and writing skills?

Just a reminder that Stack Exchange is not an appropriate place to get a diagnosis; a vague description of symptoms may indicate a variety of possible outcomes. See a doctor instead. That said: One ...
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how does our brain know how to provide the right instructions to pronounce words?

Children experiment and practice. They produce sounds and then listen to their own sounds as well as those produced by others around them. Part of this experiment and practice is the stage of language ...
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