Lexical References to Sensory Modalities in Verbal Descriptions of People and Objects by Congenitally Blind, Late Blind and Sighted Adults

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Valérie Chauvey; Yvette Hatwell; Bertrand Verine; Gwenael Kaminski; Edouard Gentaz;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 7,issue 8 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0044020, pmc: PMC3431324
  • Subject: Social and Behavioral Sciences | MESH: Male | MESH: Poisson Distribution | Research Article | MESH: Blindness | [ SDV.NEU ] Life Sciences [q-bio]/Neurons and Cognition [q-bio.NC] | Mental Health | MESH: Verbal Behavior | [SDV.NEU]Life Sciences [q-bio]/Neurons and Cognition [q-bio.NC] | MESH : Male | MESH : Poisson Distribution | MESH : Form Perception | Psychology | MESH: Young Adult | Verbal Behavior | MESH : Blindness | MESH : Female | MESH: Female | MESH: Adult | MESH : Cognition | Behavior | MESH: Form Perception | MESH: Problem-Based Learning | Sensory Perception | MESH : Problem-Based Learning | Biology | MESH: Adolescent | Cognition | Neuroscience | Neuropsychology | MESH: Humans | MESH : Verbal Behavior | Medicine | Experimental Psychology | Q | R | Science | MESH: Cognition | MESH : Adult | MESH : Humans | Cognitive Neuroscience | MESH : Young Adult | MESH : Adolescent
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International audience; BACKGROUND: Some previous studies have revealed that while congenitally blind people have a tendency to refer to visual attributes ('verbalism'), references to auditory and tactile attributes are scarcer. However, this statement may be challenged... View more
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