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WIREs Cognitive Science
Volume 12 Issue 3 (May 2021)
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The versatility of creaky phonation: Segmental, prosodic, and sociolinguistic uses in the world's languages
Published Online: Oct 05 2020
DOI: 10.1002/wcs.1547
Illustration of a glottal stop before a vowel‐initial word (red) and phrase‐final creaky phonation (purple) in the sentence “He was excited about this visit,” produced by a male speaker of American English.
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Sources of variation in the speech of African Americans: Perspectives from sociophonetics
Published Online: Jan 12 2021
DOI: 10.1002/wcs.1550
Demographic changes in cities like Washington, DC were due to the Great Migration, and such changes matter greatly for language variation in African American Language.
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Infants' performance in the indirect false belief tasks: A second‐person interpretation
Published Online: Dec 14 2020
DOI: 10.1002/wcs.1551
Using indirect false belief tasks, researchers have sought to determine whether infants, like this 24‐month‐old girl, attribute beliefs.
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Reframing spatial frames of reference: What can aging tell us about egocentric and allocentric navigation?
Published Online: Nov 13 2020
DOI: 10.1002/wcs.1549
Space can be represented from a variety of perspectives, called spatial frames of reference. Whether spatial information is stored in human memory within these frames of reference—called “egocentric” and “allocentric”—is highly debated. In this review, we present a global taxonomy for spatial memory representations to encourage a common language in future research, using cognitive aging as a case study to support this aim.
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