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    • Children prefer to acquire information from unambiguous speakers 

      Gillis, Randall (University of Waterloo, 2011-08-31)
      Detecting ambiguity is essential for successful communication. Two studies investigated whether preschool- (4- to 5-year-old) and school-age (6- to 7-year-old) children show sensitivity to communicative ambiguity and can ...
    • The effect of inconsistent affective cues on children's judgments of speakers 

      Gillis, Randall (University of Waterloo, 2015-07-13)
      What speakers say is sometimes incongruent with the manner in which it is said. As a result, listeners are exposed to inconsistencies in communication: for example, when a speaker’s words are discrepant with her demonstrated ...


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