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Stoll, Chloé; Palluel-Germain, Richard; Caldara, Roberto; Lao, Junpeng; Dye, Matthew W. G.; Aptel, Florent; Pascalis, Olivier – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2018
Previous research has suggested that early deaf signers differ in face processing. Which aspects of face processing are changed and the role that sign language may have played in that change are however unclear. Here, we compared face categorization (human/non-human) and human face recognition performance in early profoundly deaf signers, hearing…
Descriptors: Deafness, Sign Language, Recognition (Psychology), Comparative Analysis
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Marschark, Marc; Zettler, Ingo; Dammeyer, Jesper – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2017
The notion of the Deaf community as a linguistic-cultural minority has been increasingly recognized and studied over the last two decades. However, significant differences of opinion and perspective within that population typically have been neglected in the literature. Social dominance orientation (SDO), a theoretical construct, typically…
Descriptors: Deafness, Self Concept, Questionnaires, Hearing (Physiology)
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Gold, Rinat; Segal, Osnat – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2017
In the present study, we compared the processing of both conventional and novel metaphors by deaf versus hearing young adults. Eighteen deaf participants with severe-to-profound hearing loss and 18 controls matched for age, sex, and years of education were presented with word pairs of 4 types (literal, conventional metaphors, novel metaphors, and…
Descriptors: Figurative Language, Language Processing, Comparative Analysis, Deafness
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Torres, Jesús; Saldaña, David; Rodríguez-Ortiz, Isabel R. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2016
The goal of this study was to compare the processing of social information in deaf and hearing adolescents. A task was developed to assess social information processing (SIP) skills of deaf adolescents based on Crick and Dodge's (1994; A review and reformulation of social information-processing mechanisms in children's social adjustment.…
Descriptors: Information Processing, Adolescent Development, Adolescent Attitudes, Deafness
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Ambrose, Sophie E.; Thomas, Anne; Moeller, Mary Pat – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2016
The main purpose of the current investigation was to determine whether the Vocal Development Landmarks Interview-Experimental Version (VDLI-E) was sensitive to variation in the vocal development of infants and toddlers who are hard of hearing. The VDLI-E is an interactive parent interview that uses audio samples of authentic infant vocalizations…
Descriptors: Partial Hearing, Infants, Toddlers, Interviews
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Dye, Matthew W. G. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2016
Development of the visual system typically proceeds in concert with the development of audition. One result is that the visual system of profoundly deaf individuals differs from that of those with typical auditory systems. While past research has suggested deaf people have enhanced attention in the visual periphery, it is still unclear whether or…
Descriptors: Individual Differences, Deafness, Adults, Assistive Technology
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Marschark, Marc; Sarchet, Thomastine; Trani, Alexandra – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2016
Deaf individuals have been found to score lower than hearing individuals across a variety of memory tasks involving both verbal and nonverbal stimuli, particularly those requiring retention of serial order. Deaf individuals who are native signers, meanwhile, have been found to score higher on visual-spatial memory tasks than on verbal-sequential…
Descriptors: Sign Language, Language Usage, Short Term Memory, Hearing (Physiology)
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Anderson, Melissa L.; Kobek Pezzarossi, Caroline M. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2014
Using a sample of Deaf female undergraduate students, the current study sought to investigate the prevalence, correlates, and characteristics of intimate partner violence victimization in hearing-Deaf and Deaf-Deaf relationships. Initial results suggest that similarities in hearing status and communication preference are associated with increased…
Descriptors: Deafness, Violence, Females, Undergraduate Students
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Spencer, Linda J.; Tomblin, J. Bruce; Gantz, Bruce J. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2012
The long-term educational/vocational, affiliation, and quality-of-life outcomes of the first and second cohorts of children with bilateral, profound hearing loss who received cochlear implants under a large National Institutes of Health-funded study was investigated in 41 of 61 eligible participants. Educational and vocational outcomes were…
Descriptors: Assistive Technology, Deafness, Adults, Surveys
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Most, Tova; Gaon-Sivan, Gal; Shpak, Talma; Luntz, Michal – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2012
Binaural hearing in cochlear implant (CI) users can be achieved either by bilateral implantation or bimodally with a contralateral hearing aid (HA). Binaural-bimodal hearing has the advantage of complementing the high-frequency electric information from the CI by low-frequency acoustic information from the HA. We examined the contribution of a…
Descriptors: Assistive Technology, Adults, Hearing (Physiology), Auditory Perception
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Marschark, Marc; Sarchet, Thomastine; Convertino, Carol M.; Borgna, Georgianna; Morrison, Carolyn; Remelt, Sarah – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2012
This study explored relations of print exposure, academic achievement, and reading habits among 100 deaf and 100 hearing college students. As in earlier studies, recognition tests for book titles and magazine titles were used as measures of print exposure, college entrance test scores were used as measures of academic achievement, and students…
Descriptors: College Students, Reading Habits, Recognition (Psychology), Elementary Secondary Education
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Wolbers, Kimberly A.; Dostal, Hannah M.; Bowers, Lisa M. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2012
Nonstandard grammatical forms are often present in the writing of deaf students that are rarely, if ever, seen in the writing of hearing students. With the implementation of Strategic and Interactive Writing Instruction (SIWI) in previous studies, students have demonstrated significant gains in high-level writing skills (e.g., text structure) but…
Descriptors: Sentences, Text Structure, Form Classes (Languages), Grammar
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Gerich, Joachim; Fellinger, Johannes – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2012
This article endeavors to investigate the role of social networks in contributing to the quality of life of an elder and middle-aged Deaf population. In particular, it poses the question of whether a certain network composition (deaf and hearing network persons) provides positive resources to improve quality of life and attempts to identify…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Deafness, Quality of Life, Older Adults
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Ertmer, David J.; Jung, Jongmin – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2012
This investigation examined the time course and sequence of prelinguistic vocal development during the first year of cochlear implant (CI) experience. Thirteen children who were implanted between 8 and 35 months and 11 typically developing (TD) infants participated in this longitudinal study. Adult-child play interactions were video- and…
Descriptors: Infants, Assistive Technology, Verbal Development, Longitudinal Studies
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Cramer-Wolrath, Emelie – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2012
This case study longitudinally analyzes and describes the changes of attentional expressions in interchanges between a pair of fraternal twins, 1 deaf and 1 hearing, from the age of 10-40 months, and their Deaf family members. The video-observed attentional expressions of initiating and reestablishing interchange were grouped in 5 functional…
Descriptors: Attention, Young Children, Twins, Sign Language
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