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stutter

[′stəd·ər]
(communications)
Series of undesired black and white lines sometimes produced when a facsimile signal undergoes a sharp amplitude change.
(medicine)
A speech disorder marked by repetition of words, syllables, or sounds, or by hesitations in manner by the speaker.
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Temporal processing and long-latency auditory evoked potential in stutterers.
And yet, one peculiar reaction to it united admirers and dissenters alike: that Browning was, in some special way, a chronic stutterer.
In speech there's no correlation between subjective experience of the stutterer and his real stutter," explained Shapira.
A lack of this effect in the whole group of stutterers would be support for the notion of stuttering as a general and central deficit related to lexical and sublexical processing.
Much of the emphasis today is placed on enhancing the confidence of stutterers and family's role is significant.
Jobs, sex, love and lifestyle: When non-stutterers assume the roles of stutterers.
Being prepared for an interview, which is perhaps the single most difficult speaking situation in which a stutterer will find himself, according to the Stuttering Foundation of America, is the best way to minimize stress and potential increases in stammering.
It was miraculous how I never stuttered onstage, and I know a lot of stutterers who are actors.
He says although he's yet to find out how his book will be received by others in the field and stutterers alike, the best praise came from Sarah.
British-American screenwriter Seidler, 73, dedicated his win to "all the stutterers throughout the world".
London-born Seidler dedicated his win to "all the stutterers throughout the world''".
When it comes to working with stutterers, she said, "We always work on speech techniques, the way they did in the movie, but my main focus is to teach children that no matter how bumpy or halting their speech might be, they have a right to talk and to be heard.