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Relative Clauses, Phi Features, and Memory Skills

Evidence from Populations with Normal Hearing and Hearing Impairment

Francesca Volpato    Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, Italia     ORCID iD



This volume deals with the syntactic competence of Italian-speaking individuals with hearing impairment (cochlear implant users and LIS signers) and individuals with normal hearing (children, adolescents, and adults), focusing on relative clauses, a central topic in current research. The volume also presents the participants’ performance in different memory tasks discussing the relationship between sentence comprehension and memory resources in children with hearing impairment and with normal hearing.

Keywords: Relative Clauses. Comprehension. Production. Phi features. Memory. Hearing impairment. Normal hearing. Children. Adolescents. Adults.

Published: Dec. 4, 2019

Language: en

ISBN (print): 978-88-6969-393-9
ISBN (ebook): 978-88-6969-392-2
DOI 10.30687/978-88-6969-392-2

permalink http://doi.org/10.30687/978-88-6969-392-2

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