Chapter 4, Slide E - Fluency Disorders
C. Possible causes: what causes it, when it is most noticeable. Lots of different theories, lots of different evidence.
3. Inherited trait
- a. Disfluencies found in families-more common in males
- b. Genetic or learned?
4. Psychological difference
- a. Anxiety and emotion associated with act of disfluency
- b. Defense mechanism: way of avoiding making a mistake
- c. Approach/avoidance conflicts